Policy & Research

Hearing about your issues informs our work. Through our research, we strive to identify policy gaps to help improve your situation.

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


  We asked 400 Irish emigrants about their experiences of returning to Ireland between 2014 and 2017. Most said that their main reason for returning home was a desire to be closer to family, yet several expressed surprise at the unexpected emotional cost of returning to Ireland. Featuring key advice for others considering a move… Read more »

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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


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 »

FIFO - Crosscare Migrant Project


Contact Danielle McLaughlin our Policy Officer for more information. Call +353 (0)1 873 2844 or email migrantproject@crosscare.ie

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Our work with Irish emigrants is funded by the Emigrant Support Programme of the Department of Foreign Affairs

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This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020 and is supported by the Department of Justice and Equality

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