Prendergast Urges Communities To Help Diaspora Reconnect With Their Roots

Labour MEP for Ireland South Phil Prendergast has welcomed the creation of the Ireland Reaching Out initiative and has called on communities around the country to seize the chance to help the Irish diaspora reconnect with its roots. Ireland Reaching Out is a volunteer-run, non-profit programme which helps ex-pats reconnect with their parishes and vice […]

Newly Qualified Nurses and Midwives forced to emigrate again – A National Scandal

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), following a nationwide survey, has established that most of this year’s 1,600 new nursing/midwifery graduates have either left or will leave this country in the next two months. The majority of these graduates are moving to England to start their careers with many of them getting their air […]

Leading Ireland travel website launches online campaign for Forgotten Irish to raise €1 million by St. Patricks Day 2010.

www.lookaroundireland.com is launching the Look Around Ireland Trust Forgotten Irish campaign following the broadcasting of a documentary The Forgotten Irish by TV3, which highlighted the unfortunate plight of many Irish emigrants to the UK and the USA. Many, many young people left Ireland to work in the UK in the 40’s and 50’s because of […]

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