Getting to the heart of the young IrishAn 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
- August 24, 2012, 08:23
Providing support for vulnerable emigrantsCrosscare'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.
- August 16, 2012, 01:00
Migrants to Britain unaware of welfare rightsVulnerable 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.
- August 14, 2012, 08:52
Leaving Ireland for Canada´s prairie provincesAn increasing number of Irish singles and families are embracing the opportunities offered in Saskatchewan, writes JENNIFER HOUGH
- August 3, 2012, 01:00
Have your say: Noonan criticised for remarks about young emigrantsMinister 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?
- January 20, 2012, 08:22