Great Irish Video’s
With the Leaving Cert upon us, check out a mothers advice gone viral !
Irish Mother Angry About Her Son
Kodaline – High Hopes
While the Irish will return to Ireland for ‘The Gathering’ … continued emigration means that other Irish are still ‘gathering’ to leave. So when will there be a slow down of the exodus of the generation emigration?
At the Cock’n'Bull pub in the heart of Bondi, Irish tricolours were flying and the Guinness was flowing. A fiddler belted out a Celtic tune to revellers soaking up the atmosphere. Such was the happy crush that it seemed a substantial proportion of the tens of thousands of Irish people who have come to Australia
to find work in the past year had found their way to the bar.
The Canadian Department of Citizenship and Immigration has just published a newWelcome to Canada
guide, intended as an “official handbook to assist immigrants in preparing to come to Canada and to help them navigate their way during their first months”.
A new information booklet
has been published to assist Irish emigrants planning a move to Western Australia.The 38-page guide, prepared by the Claddagh Association of Western Australia
, contains information on everything potential migrants need to know, from registering with the Department of Foreign Affairs and purchasing travel insurance before leaving Ireland, to finding a job or a place to live on arrival, paying tax, negotiating Perth transport or accessing healthcare.
FOR MORE THAN 150 years, Britain has been the go-to choice for many Irish emigrants escaping the country. Some 19,000 Irish people emigrated to the UK last year, while an estimated 6 million people in Britain are believed to be third-generation Irish. The Irish Studies Centre at the London Metropolitan University has been looking after an archive documenting the history of the Irish in Britain
, spanning from the late nineteenth century to the present day, since 1991.
Unemployed Irish workers could be enticed to move to South Australia with low interest home loans under radical new proposals drawn up by a property lobby group.The Property Council’s South Australian branch want to target workers in European countries ‘ravaged by economic turmoil’ and have Irish people in their sights.#