Australia’s treasurer, Joe Hockey. From July 1st, 2016, those on working-holiday visas will be taxed at 32.5 per cent from the first dollar they earn. Photograph: Lukas coch/EPA

Australia, which has been steadily falling in popularity as a destination for young Irish people since 2012, might just have taxed itself out of th(...)

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and Russian president Vladimir Putin cuddle koalas before the start of the first G20 meeting in November 2014. Photograph: Andrew Taylor/G20 Australia/Getty Images

The personal details of world leaders such as US president Barack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron, including passport numbers and visa (...)

A couple watch the  sun set on St Kilda beach in Melbourne. Ireland now accounts for about 8 per cent of all subclass 457 visas issued there. Only the United Kingdom and India get more, but on a per capita basis, Ireland is far ahead. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Eimear Beattie (36) and her husband Anthony (39) made the final decision to move to Australia almost overnight. Things had stagnated in Ireland, Mr(...)

Ready for take-off: the 6,350   working-holiday visas for Canada available to Irish people were allocated within two days. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

At the Working Abroad Expo in the RDS in Dublin this month, mechanics and plumbers lined up alongside bankers and nurses looking for informatio(...)