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… Read more “This Christmas, Give thanks to an emigrant”
Ireland’s generation emigration illustrated.
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 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… Read more “Irish stereotypes raise their head again Down Under”
4 meetings across Australia were organised by the Irish government to consult with its diaspora. The average turnout? 30 people. With free will or not the Irish… Read more “Irish government is playing lip service to its emigrants”
For over ninety years the Irish language has been force fed to its citizens yet we never acquired a taste.
Time for a new Irish stereotype
Emigration has been a staple part of the Irish diet for generations, yet for those Irish who have to digest it, no seat is given at the… Read more “Give emigrants a vote”
A discovery of a 131 year old book on Ireland’s history reveals the original Game of Thrones.