Emma Hughes: ‘I will be applying for my citizenship as soon as I am eligible. This is fantastic country to live in.’

Emma Hughes, a 29-year-old chemistry graduate from Belfast, became one of the first three applicants to be successfully granted permanent residency th(...)

Console founder Paul Kelly was presented with  the Labour Party Irish Society community award for 2015 by MP Liz Kendall.

Irish suicide prevention charity Console has received an award in the House of Commons in London for its work with the so-called “forgotten Irish” in (...)

It is worth checking the list of exhibitors and jobs they are looking to fill before deciding which jobs fair to go to. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Several work abroad fairs are taking place over the next week in Dublin and Cork, with thousands of positions on offer across a range of industries(...)

The Irish Times Generation Emigration project received more than 120 ‘Ireland and Me’ pieces by emigrants.

Last November, Generation Emigration ran an "Ireland and Me" competition, inviting readers overseas to tell us about their relationship with the ol(...)

Eimear Nugent, Joe O’Brien, Sarah Owen and Richard King of Crosscare at the launch of their new website focusing on the mental health and wellbeing of Irish emigrants, mindhowyougo.ie.

The majority of recent emigrants have found the experience of moving abroad harder than they expected, with difficulty finding a job or a place to liv(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘Emigration has a devastating impact on our economy as we lose the input of talent and energy. We need these people at home. And we will welcome them.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Irish diaspora “is both an asset and a responsibility”, and engaging with it “requires a sustained, long term effort”, according to Ireland’s f(...)

Joey Kavanagh: ‘The referendum represents a crucial milestone for the equality movement in Ireland and I wanted to play my part.’

An Irish man living in London is organising a campaign to encourage recent Irish emigrants to return to Ireland to vote in the marriage equality refer(...)

The first round of IEC working holiday visas for Canada were snapped up in a record seven minutes last year, and the second round in half an hour. Image: Getty

It’s that time of year again, when the mad scramble for Canadian working holiday visas begins. Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced las(...)

Brian Cummins, pictured with his wife Caoimhe and son Daithi: ‘That Irish parochial sense of community is evident in Abu Dhabi through the hard working Irish Society, a successful GAA club, a soccer team, golf society and a drama group.’

Brian Cummins and his wife Caoimhe have lived in Abu Dhabi since 2009, joined by their son Daithi five months ago. He runs AbuDhabiPaddy.com, an in(...)

The number of Irish people packing their bags and heading to Australia peaking at 18,200 in 2012, according to the CSO. Illustration: Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images

Since the downturn hit Ireland in 2008, the number of Irish people packing their bags and heading Down Under in search of work has soared, peaking (...)