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Diaspora is a term we have become familiar with in this country, indicating our historical experience with emigration. Its currency has been reinforce(...)

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(...)

Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan speaking at the Global Diaspora and Development Forum at the Hilton Hotel in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Irish people around the world have played a “major role” in Ireland’s economic recovery, Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan has said. Speaking a(...)

Elan has not confirmed the payment. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Elan is reported to have paid more than $250,000 dollars to a former director after its board reported him to the Securities and Exchange Commission ((...)