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Queen’s University Belfast. In  recent years, the impact of emigration on Northern Irish society and the economy has been more negative than in the Republic

Emigration has played a huge role in moulding the Republic, affecting all aspects of society and the economy. For most of the last century, as many br(...)

Although a vigorous economic recovery seems to be under way again, there is still uncertainty as to whether it will be sustained. photo:  ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Emigration has been part of Irish life for over two centuries, as successive generations of parents have seen their children leave. This process is st(...)