Being away has made me change the way I see IrelandBeing away from home at Christmas gives me time to reflect on what I've learned in the last year while teaching in Korea, writes Andrew Sweeney
- December 22, 2012, 11:52
How the pinch steals ChristmasNew technologies and cheap flights mean young emigrants are more connected with home at Christmas than their counterparts in the 1980s, but that doesn't necessarily make things easier for those who are reluctantly living abroad, or for those left behind, writes Alan Keane
- December 17, 2012, 09:00
Emigration ‘disguising unemployment crisis’The number of people signing on the Live Register now stands at 432,300, or 14.6 per cent of the workforce, according to figures published by the Central Statistics Office today.
- December 5, 2012, 13:01
Irish emigrants in London experience culture shock, report findsNew Irish arrivals in London experience culture shock and anxiety, a major new report by the London Irish Centre and the Federation of Irish Societies has found.
- October 30, 2012, 21:40
‘Being away from home has opened me up and made me more confident’Unemployment in Ireland made me emigrate to Australia. Moving there has completely changed my life, and now I’m reluctant to leave, says Laura Masterson
- October 12, 2012, 08:35
Left behind by emigration, but determined to stayAs one of just two of my classmates still living in Ireland, I know moving abroad would bring me better employment and social opportunites, but I am determined to create a professional life for myself here, writes Bridget Fitzsimons.
- October 3, 2012, 09:15
‘The longer people stay away, the less likely they are to return’The exodus has had a life-changing effect on those leaving, but also on those left behind, writes CIARA KENNY
- September 28, 2012, 15:20
Young people doing it for themselvesEmigration is not the only narrative of youth today. Many young entrepreneurs and innovators are creating new opportunities and striving to make Ireland a better place, writes Clare Herbert
- September 25, 2012, 01:00