Karen Mchugh

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’We were all told a different story’: Jean Scales of the Luton Irish Forum on the Leave campaign. Photo:Joanne O’Brien

More than two years on from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, Jean Scales is more confused than ever. Back in June 2016, she believed her vot(...)

Pat Kenny’s interview with the   CEO of emigrant support charity Safe Home Ireland  turns into an unexpectedly spirited encounter

In a week when much radio coverage is given to the disproportionately high number of pupils from affluent areas entering third-level education, Pat Ke(...)

Some returning emigrants are being refused social welfare  because of lack of access to information on the Habitual Resident Condition. Photograph: Peter Muhly

Irish citizens returning home from abroad are facing significant barriers to housing and social welfare, a Government committee has heard. Representa(...)

Karen McHugh, chief executive of Safe Home Ireland, with Aideen Archbold. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aideen Archbold, an elegant and eloquent woman in her 70s, is on a hunt for the best cup of coffee in Dublin. Having spent almost her entire adult lif(...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Almost 127,000 Irish emigrants have moved back to live in Ireland over the past five years. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

In the past five years, almost 127,000 Irish emigrants have moved back to live in Ireland, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office(...)

More than 300,000 Irish-born people have left the Republic since 2006, and another 100,000 from Northern Ireland.

“Obstacles” hindering Irish emigrants from returning to live in Ireland must be addressed to encourage more to move home from abroad, an Oireachtas co(...)

 Karen McHugh and Aidan McNiece have put heart, soul, expertise and imagination into turning their early 1900s redbrick into a bright and warmly (...)

‘The Voice UK’ singer and anti-racism campaigner Sharon Murphy: “Whatever made you different was used to hurt.” Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Speakers at a conference exploring the opportunities for Ireland to develop as a diverse but integrated society will include The Voice UK singer and a(...)

Irish man Patrick Lyttle has walked out of a Sydney hospital, a month after he was left on life support after allegedly being punched by his brother Barry.

Irish man Patrick Lyttle has walked out of a Sydney hospital, a month after he was left on life support after allegedly being punched by his brother B(...)

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