Returning emigrants find there’s no place like home

It’s true that greater numbers of Irish emigrants are now returning to live here, but the government must do more to support those who make the choice to move back

Elaine Byrne - avatar

Elaine Byrne

2nd September, 2018

‘Hey Leo. I emigrated in 2008. I returned in 2016. The pain of emigration is nothing compared with the pain I’ve felt since returning. What ‘right track’ are we on? I’m living with my parents, as are many others. You need to get a totally different track.”

This was Deirdre’s response to the Taoiseach’s announcement on Twitter that more Irish citizens are now returning to live in Ireland than...

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