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Net overseas migration in Australia is expected to be down 30 per cent this year as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.  Photograph:  James D Morgan/Getty Images

During the post-2008 recession, Irish people became used to hearing how emigration was a “safety valve” for the labour market, wicking underemployed p(...)

I can’t breathe: a protester in Manhattan. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

The atmosphere in New York this week has been described as “chilling” and akin to a “war zone” by Irish people living in the city, as protests against(...)

Mary Rusell began: ‘For the millions of emigrants who have settled elsewhere, home is a Celtic nirvana – frozen in a time warp of nostalgia.’

June 16th, 1989 In recent years, The Irish Times created the Abroad network, a project which emerged from Ciara Kenny’s work, a renewed cycle of emig(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jessbrook, the former home of convicted criminal John Gilligan has been declared “sale agreed”, eight months after it went up for sale with what was s(...)

From healthcare and human resources to construction, many workers have trouble getting their overseas qualifications recognised in Ireland. Photograph: iStock

As part of a consultation process for the Government’s first Global Irish Diaspora Policy, published in March 2015, “recognition of qualifications” wa(...)

House prices rose in November by 11.6% year on year – down from 12.1% the previous month – according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Attempting to make space on my phone last week, I came across a text to my mother from last January, linking to a myhome.ie ad for a house my partner (...)

‘It is right that we have high standards here’

Come home, nurses. We need you. That was the clear message of a two-year HSE recruitment campaign aimed at bringing back Irish nurses who had emigrate(...)

Cyril Kelly, Dublin After returning from the US to live once more in Corca Dhuibhne, Nora began to rear turkeys. We ordered one that very first year o(...)

 Irish Times journalists won seven awards at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards. From left: Patrick Freyne;  Ciara Kenny; Ruadhan Mac Cormaic;  Malachy Clerkin;  Conor Lally; David Labanyi and  Fintan O’Toole, Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Times led the way at the 2017 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism awards, with journalists from the newspaper winning seven awards, more than any (...)

This year’s awards span 25 categories, ranging from business and politics to showbiz and sport

The Irish Times has received more nominations than any other newspaper in the shortlist for this year’s national Journalism Awards, with more than twi(...)

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