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Returned Irish Survey 2016


Have you recently returned to Ireland? Or do you know someone who has? Have your say on your experience! Take part in this survey & tell us how it’s been for you. See www.surveymonkey.com/r/returnedirish

Returned Irish 2016


GAA report on emigrant experiences


In collaboration with the GAA, we recently carried out a survey with GAA clubs globally to find out about the experiences of Irish emigrants leaving Ireland, those living abroad and also possible barriers to returning to Ireland. The online survey was conducted from September to November 2015 and received a total of 80 responses from… Read more »


Departure of Minister Deenihan


For a country with as long a history of emigration as Ireland, the significance of having a Minister for the Diaspora cannot be overstated. It is an official acknowledgement that our diaspora is important and not forgotten, offering Ireland the opportunity to better connect with its emigrants. We thank Minister Deenihan and express our gratitude… Read more »


Homeless or losing your home?


‘Homeless and losing your home?’ is a useful guide of homeless services and supports in the Greater Dublin Area. As the homeless situation continues to deteriorate especially in Dublin, has identified that homeless people, and in particular those facing homelessness for the first time, can be overwhelmed by the range of services they need to access to… Read more »

Homeless or losing your home?


Le Chéile – our new newsletter


Le Chéile is a new periodic newsletter from Crosscare Migrant Project for people and organisations working for the welfare of Irish emigrants. Le Chéile has a particular focus on innovative projects and initiatives, new and emerging challenges for Irish emigrants across the globe and different ways of dealing with common challenges. Across the world there are… Read more »

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Response to CSO migration estimates


Released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) earlier today, the new emigration estimates are sadly confirmation that we can now begin to compare this most recent wave of emigration with that of the 1980s. While it is encouraging to see a decrease in emigration compared to last year this is all still in the context… Read more »


Report launch – Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services


Today, July 23rd 2014, we launched our ‘Year 1’ report celebrating the first year of our new integrated Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services. Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services is composed of 3 projects – Housing & Welfare Information, the Migrant Project and the Refugee Service. The projects came together in February 2013 to provide co-ordinated services… Read more »


New Minister of State for the Diaspora


Crosscare Migrant Project welcomes the appointment of Minister Deenihan as the first ever Minister of State for the Diaspora. This is a significant boost to all Irish people abroad and official acknowledgement that they are important and not forgotten. Minister Deenihan will now have crucial decisions to make on what his priorities are going to… Read more »


NEW Irish Integration Strategy


In March 2014 the Irish Government announced it is developing a new Integration Strategy to promote the integration of migrant communities in Ireland. Crosscare Migrant Project, together with our Refugee Service and Housing and Welfare Infomation service made a submission to the Cross Departmental Group responsible for reviewing Ireland’s current integration activities and developing a… Read more »


Diaspora engagement submission to DFA


Our recent submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Review of Ireland’s Engagement with the Diaspora focused on three main areas – Connecting with the Irish abroad, Understanding the needs of different emigrant and Diaspora communities overseas, and Returning emigrants. In it we make various recommendations on Presidential and Parliamentary Voting Rights, an… Read more »


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