Thursday 25th December 2014
Generation Emigration

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Getting to the heart of the young Irish An initiative, launched by President Michael D Higgins, aims to harness the potential of a new generation by offering them a platform to help chart a new direction and vision for the country, writes Carl O'Brien
Providing support for vulnerable emigrants Crosscare's priority is to work with vulnerable emigrants so they can make the move in a planned and prepared manner, with good information and knowledge of available supports at their planned destination, writes Joe O'Brien.
Migrants to Britain unaware of welfare rights Vulnerable Irish emigrants to Britain are at increased risk of becoming destitute because of a lack of awareness regarding entitlements to welfare support once they leave Ireland, according to a new report by Crosscare Migrant Project.
Leaving Ireland for Canada´s prairie provinces An increasing number of Irish singles and families are embracing the opportunities offered in Saskatchewan, writes JENNIFER HOUGH
Have your say: Noonan criticised for remarks about young emigrants Minister for Finance Michael Noonan described emigration as a "free choice of lifestyle" yesterday. Do you agree, or are his comments an "insult to the thousands of young people who had been forced to leave" as the opposition claim?