Tuesday 20th March 2018
Generation Emigration


From Dingle to Donegal: the communities left behind A special Generation Emigration series continues in The Irish Times today, analysing which towns and counties have lost the most young people to emigration, with case studies from Kerry and Donegal
Young Ireland Sydney: the oldest and most successful GAA club in NSW Young 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.
Working holiday visas, Presidential speeches, and the continuing debate about ‘Ireland abandoners’ Articles relating to emigration and the Irish abroad this week.
I should have got to know my country when I could Moving 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.
Irish-born population in England and Wales falls sharply in last decade The number of Irish-born people living in England and Wales fell by almost 125,000 in the last decade, according to the first detailed figures to emerge from last year’s census in Britain and Northern Ireland.
New documentary to showcase GAA abroad 'Home from Home' is a new two-part television documentary which will tell the story of Irish emigration through the GAA abroad. If you play GAA in Toronto, Auckland, Christchurch, Dubai or London, Midas Productions wants to hear from you.
News of the week Irish Post debts, emigrant voting rights, egging the Taoiseach and emigrating doctors and nurses: a round-up of all the news stories relating to emigration and the Irish abroad on irishtimes.com this week.
‘I want to return home, but that means a new career’ I have worked all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East helping to organise democratic elections with the EU and UN, but I still see Ireland as home and would love to return full-time someday, says NIALL McCANN