The screens are full of it, the airwaves awash with it, the obligatory picture is snapped. Irish emigrants are coming home for Christmas. We have had stories of long lost loved ones, of… Continue reading
An interesting map shows the areas in the United States that have the heaviest concentration of Irish-Americans.
We all know The Boys of Bárr na Sráide, City of Chicago and the Christmas thumper Fairytale of New York but what about those gems of Irish emigration songs that are sometimes forgotten.
A harp played lightly as canapés were served gracefully. The welcome mat was out on the other side of the world for Mary McAleese.
A cartoon in the West Australian newspaper on the subject of Irish nurses coming to Australia has provoked a furious reaction from the Irish community here. The Irish People Living in Australia Facebook… Continue reading
A Government decision on whether Ireland should proceed to call a referendum to allow its diaspora to vote in Irish presidential elections could be made before Christmas, according to the Minister for the… Continue reading
A 16mm camera captures Ireland 60 years ago
Ireland’s national independent talk radio station, Newstalk, will focus on Irish-Australian history in its autumn schedule.
Ireland’s generation emigration illustrated.
Newstalk quizzed the Diaspora Minister recently on engagement with Irish emigrants.