Thursday 2nd October 2014
Generation Emigration

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Visitors in their own country Holidays at home made some emigrants want to move back. Others were glad to leave again. CIARA KENNY talks to emigrants who returned this summer.
Au pairing as a test run for emigration Working in Spain for the summer has given me a taste of what it might be like to emigrate when I finish my degree, writes Jane O'Faherty in Valencia.
Have your say: what were your impressions of Ireland on your last visit? Have you been home to visit Ireland this summer? If so, what did you get up to, and what were your impressions? Share your experiences and thoughts.
‘It was terrible saying goodbye . . . it still hurts’ Hosting friends and family offers Irish emigrants the chance to reconnect with loved ones and show off the place they now call home, but saying goodbye can make the distance from Ireland more acutely felt than ever, writes CIARA KENNY
Have your say: hosting friends and family from home Does hosting folks from home make you homesick or give you a newfound appreciation for your home abroad? We want to hear about your experiences.
Irish in London gear up for Olympics With the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games taking place in London today, Ciara Kenny spoke with Irish emigrants in the city to find out how they are getting involved.