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Category: Emigration

Increase in Irish people leaving the country


  According to the latest Central Statistics Office Population and Migration Estimates released this August, an estimated 27,600 Irish people left Ireland in the year to April 2022. This represents an increase of 4,800 people leaving when compared to last year’s figures which estimated that 22,800 Irish people emigrated in the year to April 2021. Although more Irish people returned… Read more »


Essential documents when emigrating


  There’s so much to think about when moving abroad. To make things easier, we’ve put together a handy list of essential documents to bring with you. It’s also a good idea to scan these and save electronic copies to your email or in the cloud so you can access them remotely. Identification Passport Birth… Read more »


Going on a Summer J1 in 2022


  Going to the USA this summer on a J1? Our friends, the Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers, have put together some useful advice to help you make the most of your visit.     Cultural Ambassador While you’re over there, remember that you’re one of Ireland’s Cultural Ambassadors! Work hard and have fun, but… Read more »


Claiming an Irish State Pension from Australia


  Living in Australia, but previously worked in Ireland? You might be able to combine your Irish and Australian social insurance contributions to help you qualify for an Irish pension. You can even apply whilst living in Australia. Read on to find out more!   What do I need to know? The Social Security Agreement… Read more »


Going to Canada Webinars: Summer 2022


  Following the success of our Going to Canada webinars this April, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be running another four sessions for Irish people going to Toronto and Vancouver on the International Experience Canada in 2022. Join us and the Eamonn O’Loghlin Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN) for these FREE monthly webinars, and… Read more »


Going to Canada Webinars April 2022


  Going to Canada on the International Experience Canada (IEC) in 2022? Join Crosscare Migrant Project and the Eamonn O’Loghlin Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN) for two FREE webinars this April, and find out what you need to know before you go! We’ll help you prepare for your arrival and guide you through how to… Read more »


New research report ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile – Irish emigrant community experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic’


Crosscare Migrant Project is pleased to launch a new research report ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile – Irish emigrant community experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic’. The new research examines the impact of the pandemic on the Irish emigrant community in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and United States through the experience and perspectives of… Read more »


Ireland’s New Diaspora Strategy 2020-2025


  Crosscare Migrant Project welcomes the launch of Ireland’s new Diaspora Strategy 2020-2025. Having engaged with the public consultation process with a written submission and attending the consultation event in Dublin in 2019, the Diaspora Strategy has been much anticipated and it does not disappoint with a compelling array of renewed and new commitments to… Read more »


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Our work with Irish emigrants is funded by the Emigrant Support Programme of the Department of Foreign Affairs

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This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020 and is supported by the Department of Justice and Equality

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