Tuesday 20th February 2018
Generation Emigration


News of the week President's visit to London, emigrant voting, Hireland jobs, demise of the Irish pub and the Dublin pub scene, and retiring abroad: this week's round up of emigration-related stories from irishtimes.com.
Teeing up a place in the sun Emigrating is not just for the young: with sunnier climes and lower living costs, many Irish retirees are moving abroad where pensions stretch further and they enjoy a more active life, writes CIARA KENNY
Persistent Immigration Homesickness (P.I.H.) Patrick McKenna spent 34 years being homesick in Montreal, but when the option to move back to Ireland finally arose, the nostalgia for Ireland melted away and he finally developed an appreciation for Canada.