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Graph: Inward and outward migration by nationality

Graph from Dan O’Brien’s article in today’s Irish Times, which shows that immigration into Ireland by returning emigrants and non-Irish people has increased since 2010.

Thu, Mar 22, 2012, 14:20


Dan O’Brien wrote an article in today’s Irish Times on the history of Irish emigration over the past 200 years. You can read the full article here.

It mentions a migration graph which doesn’t appear in the online edition, so we have reproduced it below. Interestingly, it shows how Irish immigration (i.e. returning Irish emigrants) and non-Irish immigration have increased slightly since 2010.

Graph showing inward and outward migration by nationality, using data from the CSO