Irish Abroad: Do you hope to visit Ireland this Christmas?

An invitation to visiting emigrants ... Tell us about your homecoming plans and life abroad

David Donnelly greeting his sister Abigail on her arrival  at Dublin Airport in time for Christmas 2019. Photograph: Alan Betson

David Donnelly greeting his sister Abigail on her arrival at Dublin Airport in time for Christmas 2019. Photograph: Alan Betson

 

For Irish people living abroad, Christmas is a traditional time to visit family and friends at home. High vaccination levels and less stringent travel rules make it easier to do so this year than last, and for many this will be their first visit in some time. We would like to hear from people living abroad about your thoughts on visiting Ireland this December. What does a trip home mean to you? Will you make the trip, or consider it too risky? Will it be your first visit since Covid-19 struck? Plus – if you like – a little about yourself, where you are from and your life abroad. Photos are welcome too.

A Christmas visit