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3 things to know if you’re new to Australia


  For many first time emigrants, GAA clubs abroad become a home away from home. This is especially true in Australia! Michael Cusacks GAA are a club based in Sydney who welcome new arrivals from all over Ireland. Here’s 3 things they want you to know about moving to Australia. 1. Having a support network… Read more »

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Budget 2019: Crosscare pre-budget submission


For the 3rd year in a row Crosscare will focus its pre-budget submission to the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) on age discrimination in social welfare payments. Staff from youth and information & advocacy projects have worked on our submission, which will be presented to Minister Regina Doherty at a pre-budget forum… Read more »


3 things to know about going to New Zealand


  Made up of 600 hundred or more islands, New Zealand is one of those places that will keep surprising you. Known in Maori as Aotearoa, meaning ‘land of the long white cloud’, it’s a land of so much more than just sheep, honey, the haka, and kiwis (the bird but also the fruit!). If… Read more »


New Guide to Homeless Services in Dublin


  A new guide to Homeless Services in Dublin has been launched by Crosscare. Including input from ourselves, Crosscare Migrant Project, and our colleagues Crosscare Refugee Service and Crosscare Housing and Welfare Information, it is a quick reference guide on ‘what to do’ and ‘where to go’ for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. It… Read more »


3 things to know about summer in Chicago


  Going to the USA on summer J-1 can be an amazing experience! Home of the Blues Brothers, deep dish pizza, the Willis (Sears) Tower, and Al Capone Chicago is an exciting city with a lot to offer. Make the most of your time there and read these tips from our friends in Irish Community… Read more »


NEWS: Summer in Canada


Are you going to Canada to work for the Summer? Read this. All Working Holiday applicants must arrive at the Canadian port of entry with the full 2 years of insurance. Those arriving with insurance for a shorter period will receive a work permit for this period only. Applicants who activate a few months one… Read more »


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 »


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