James Doorley

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Lisa Carroll and Leigh Curran at the launch of The National Youth Council of Ireland‚ (NYCI) report “Time to Go?” in Dublin

The Government is failing to adequately address youth emigration or support the needs of young people leaving the country in search of work, th(...)

The National Youth Council of Ireland have called on the Government to appoint a dedicated minister to take responsibility for emigration policy and the Irish abroad. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

One in four Irish people have had a close family member emigrate in the last two years, according to a new survey. Half of those still li(...)

Youth emigration has been on the rise since 2008, with CSO migration estimates released last April showing that, between 2008 and 2012 the numbers from the 15-24 age group who are estimated to have emigrated have doubled from 17,800 to 35,800.

The number of under-25s on the live register has fallen dramatically in a number of social welfare offices in the past year with some witnessing a (...)

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