The Irish emigrant community living abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic experienced an unpredictable and unprecedented dilemma that was unseen before. Ní neart go cur le chéile 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 the Irish emigrant support organisations.
The report gains insight, from the network of Irish emigrant support organisations abroad, into the impact that Irish emigrants experienced during the pandemic. It analyses the main crisis issues emigrants experienced during the pandemic: their needs, how they were supported, and the future needs and challenges they may face. The research presents findings from both a survey and interviews conducted with emigrant support organisations funded via the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme working directly with Irish emigrants, across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.