Professionals prefer London

The Irish are continuing to relocate to London to further their careers, while others travel midweek, returning home at the weekend, writes Valerie Nestor.

23rd December, 2014
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With Ireland’s economy among the worst hit in the eurozone following the property crash and soaring unemployment, many Irish nationals were left with little alternative but to seek work overseas.

Although the recession began in 2008, Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show that by 2012 almost 1,000 Irish were leaving Ireland each week in order to find work abroad. While many set off for English speaking countries further afield such as Australia, Canada...

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