Tuesday 20th March 2018
Generation Emigration


Generation Emigration features on RTE’s Home News series The final episode of Brian O'Connell's Home News series, which aired on RTE Radio 1 on Saturday, was about how new online publications are reaching out to Irish readers around the world.
Have your say: what did you think of Arrivals? What did you think of Arrivals? An overly grim depiction of live abroad, or an accurate portrayal of the loneliness and hardship experienced by emigrants who never wanted to leave Ireland in the first place?
Arrivals documentary follows up with Departure Day emigrants: is life any better? Tonight on RTÉ One, Arrivals follows up with the five Irish families who featured in Departure Day documentary last January as they prepared to emigrate in search of a more successful working life overseas. One year on, is life really any better for them? Watch the promo video here.