Monday 19th March 2018
Generation Emigration

Destination in Focus: Hong Kong Practical advice on finding a job and a place to live in Hong Kong, with useful links to Irish organisations, social and business networks and emergency assistance, written by Gateway Hong Kong.
Irish emigrants in London experience culture shock, report finds New 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.
Distance gives us perspective on Ireland Emigration today is not a one way ticket, but an endless series of return journeys which enriches individuals and communities, writes Cormac MacGabhann.
Camogie: A unifying force for Irish women in Toronto The establishment of the Toronto Camogie Club shows how a simple pastime can galvanise an emigrant community and bring people together, writes Trish Griffin
‘The longer people stay away, the less likely they are to return’ The exodus has had a life-changing effect on those leaving, but also on those left behind, writes CIARA KENNY
GAA expects All-Ireland final to net huge global audience The All-Ireland football final on Sunday will be watched live by more people across the world than ever before because of high levels of emigration and increased availability of coverage online and on subscription television channels, writes Alison Healy. Find out how and where to watch the match here.
Soldiering through the US Gaelic league 2005: Some US soldiers coming home from Iraq stop in Shannon. They notice locals playing an unusual game. They learn it and, this year, become American hurling heroes. NIAMH SWEENEY reports on the changing face of Gaelic games in North America
Building an Irish community in Canada Ruairí Spillane set up a website to assist new Irish arrivals settle in Vancouver four years ago. A new website covering the whole of Canada will be launched next month, and they are looking for contributions from Irish people living in other Canadian cities. Can you help?