Posts Categorized: Current Policy & Research

Brief on returning Irish emigrants

We speak to Irish policy makers about your concerns. Here we outline suggestions relating to access to benefits, education for children of Irish emigrants, Immigration for non-Irish family members, and housing. Download the Brief on Returning Irish Emigrants

What 400 returned emigrants want you to know

WHAT 400 RETURNED EMIGRANTS WANT YOU TO KNOW_May 2017

400 of you told us about your experiences of returning to Ireland between 2014 and 2017. We have prepared our report “Home for Good” which focuses on the experiences of recently returned emigrants. Download Now

Barriers for returning Irish emigrants

BARRIERS FOR RETURNING IRISH EMIGRANTS_Nov 2016

Barriers facing returning emigrants can be overcome. We made these suggestions to the Interdepartmental Committee convened by Minister for the Diaspora, Joe McHugh TD Download Now

What Irish emigrants think about emigration

WHAT IRISH EMIGRANTS THINK ABOUT EMIGRATION_aug 2016

Emigrants like you told us about their views on emigration. With the help of the GAA, we learned about Irish emigrants’ experiences of living abroad and how they felt about the prospect of moving home. Download Now

Homelessness and returning to Ireland in crisis

Homelessness can issue for some returning emigrants. Supports and services can be difficult to access and we want this to change. We submitted our paper on Barriers for returning Irish emigrants accessing homeless supports to Diaspora Minister Joe McHugh and other statutory bodies. Download Now

Support if you’re an Irish FIFO worker in Australia

FIFO - Crosscare Migrant Project

Need support and information on Fly-in-Fly-Out (FIFO) work? With the help of Irish support organisations in Australia, we developed this report for anyone considering FIFO work. This information is aimed at supporting and informing Irish FIFO workers in Australia, as well as Irish people thinking about working in FIFO. Download Now Useful resources Helplines MATES… Read more »