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See When The Irish Dominated US Immigration

October 9, 2015

We know that a huge number of Americans claim Irish ancestry. But this interactive map from Pew research shows just how this happened. It shows the patterns of immigration to the US since 1850. The map is part of a study of immigration patterns over the last 150 years. It’s eye-opening to see just where […]

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Ireland Has The Highest Emigration In The OECD

September 25, 2015

Emigration has always been a factor in Ireland but it’s now at some of the highest levels for a century. So high that there are now a third fewer young people than just 7 years ago! Figures from both the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD) and the Central Statistics Office (CSO)show that in 2014 […]

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Do You Have Family Away? Beware, This Joyous Reunion Video Will Bring A Tear To Your Eyes

July 8, 2015

We all have someone who lives far away. Skype can make a difference but when a grandchild is born away the emotions are bittersweet. John O’Regan has been living in Australia for the last ten years where he met his Fiancee Claire. The pair have had their first child, 11-week-old Niall, who John’s parents have […]

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