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New report finds returned Irish put at risk due to incorrect refusals of social welfare


Misinterpretation, misapplication and misconceptions are causing a barrier for returned Irish emigrants and their right to access social welfare entitlements on their return to Ireland. A new report published today by Crosscare Migrant Project, titled A Hundred Thousand Welcomes? explores the difficulties experienced by Irish emigrants who have returned to live in Ireland and have… Read more »


Coming Home


Returned Irish emigrants asked to take part in a nationwide survey on coming home. Recently returned Irish emigrants are being asked to share their experiences of coming home in a new survey launched today by Crosscare Migrant Project. Following a 74% increase in the number of Irish people moving back to Ireland from abroad (CSO… Read more »

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FIFO For Irish Emigrants to Australia


New guide prepares Irish emigrants for work in Australia’s outback Crosscare’s Migrant Project has launched printed and on-line support resources for Irish workers in Australia, involved in the lucrative Fly-In/Fly-Out sector. The leaflet was produced by Crosscare Migrant Project and is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Emigrant Support Programme. Fly In/Fly… Read more »


Mind How You Go (mindhowyougo.ie)


“I didn’t realise how hard it would be to cope with the little things” Young Irish emigrants open up about coping with emigrating The loneliness and homesickness experienced by young Irish people who have left here to find work abroad has been laid bare in a new website to help support others who are planning… Read more »

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Government urged to connect with emigrants


Crosscare Migrant Project has called on government to initiate a database of Irish emigrants abroad, with a view to creating a stronger on-line connection between the Irish State and its diaspora. Migrant Project staff made a number of proposals in a presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade (Wednesday 1st October,… Read more »


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