Seeing beyond stereotypes and getting to know a new placeWhen you truly live in a new place rather than just pass through, you become acquainted with it in a slower, truer, more intimate way. It’s the great privilege of emigrating anywhere, writes American immigrant in Dublin Erin Fornoff
- March 5, 2013, 20:00
Young Ireland Sydney: the oldest and most successful GAA club in NSWYoung Ireland Sydney was founded in 1969 and ever since then it has provided a home away from home for Irish people in Sydney and New South Wales, writes Máire Coffey.
- February 25, 2013, 13:25
Guns: Enough to make you want to go homeDo I want my children growing up in a country where school doors are locked in fear of a massacre, asks Carole Coleman
- January 21, 2013, 13:00
I should have got to know my country when I couldMoving to France has made me realise I wasted my youth watching American cartoons and playing video games. I should have got to know Ireland, its landscape, language, culture and customs while I had the chance, writes David Burns.
- January 15, 2013, 01:00
Irish emigrants in London experience culture shock, report findsNew Irish arrivals in London experience culture shock and anxiety, a major new report by the London Irish Centre and the Federation of Irish Societies has found.
- October 30, 2012, 21:40
Irish Culture Night comes to BritainTo celebrate the ways we showcase our Irish identity through the arts, the Irish community in Britain will be bringing Irish Culture Night to London, Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool this Friday, writes Fiona Smith of the Federation of Irish Societies.
- September 17, 2012, 01:00
Weary of the green or proud to be Irish?For recent Irish emigrants, St Patrick’s Day celebrations are a chance to connect with home, but some may feel little affinity with green beer and orange wigs, writes Ciara Kenny.
- March 16, 2012, 07:32
Have your say: do you seek out or avoid other Irish?Do you actively engage in Irish activities like GAA where you live, or do you purposely avoid other Irish people? Do you think the support of other Irish is important, or does it hinder integration?
- January 10, 2012, 12:40