Sara Goek

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Between 2010 and 2015, an average of 40,700 Irish people left the country each year, while 16,300 returned. Photograph: iStock

Since 1991 the Irish census has asked people to report whether they lived outside the State for one year or more, their country of previous residence(...)

The Pew Research Center has used US Census Bureau data to create a series of maps showing the top country of origin for for foreign-born migrants in the US by state and year, 1850–2013. In 1870, 1.8 million Irish-born people were living in the US. Image: Pew Research Center

“People imagine if they were in America it would be all sunshine. There is rain, snow, and frost too, so that it is a foolish idea to think when yo(...)