Dublin might have some of the best pubs in the world, but you’ll get a much cheaper pint elsewhere. Photograph: Thinkstock

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“We are trying to target people who are now in their late 20s and early 30s, who are maybe thinking of getting married or starting a family, and want to come home, ”says James Gillic of Ethos Engineering. Photograph: Thinkstock

An acute shortage of engineers in Ireland is directing Irish firms down under to recruit, in an effort to convince workers who emigrated during the re(...)

Artist’s impression of what the Twin Space structure will look like in Front Square in Trinity College, Dublin.

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Dara Whelan: ‘I bear a close physical resemblance to my father - so much so that I’ve even been mistaken for him from a distance, on the phone, and unfortunately, dancing.’

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Members of ‘Boat to Vote’, a group of Irish people returning to Dublin from London to vote in the May 22nd same-sex marriage referendum. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government is considering extending voting rights to Irish emigrants for three years after they leave the country without holding a referendum (...)

Steve Lenox, President Irish Network USA (left), Sally Mulready Irish Elderly Advice Network and Council of State member and Billy Lawless, cChairman of Chicago Celts for Immigration Reform  at the Global Irish Civic Forum at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 5:23

Loneliness and isolation are among the biggest challenges facing new Irish emigrants abroad, which can often lead to depression and sometimes suici(...)

Left to right: Celine Kennelly, Irish Immigration Pastoral Centre, San Francisco; Marion O’Hagan, Australian Irish Welfare Bureau; Denise Flanagan, Honorary Vice Consul, Auckland New Zealand; and Joe O’Brien of Crosscare  during the Global Irish Civic Forum at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 5:23

The Government is considering extending voting rights to Irish emigrants for three years after they leave the country without holding a referendum (...)

Karen O’Reilly with her husband Brian and children Alannah (10) and Dylan (8)

This article forms part of a new Returning to Ireland guide by The Irish Times, with information on jobs, housing, health and education, and advice(...)

This article forms part of a new Returning to Ireland guide by The Irish Times, with information on jobs, housing, health and education, and advice(...)