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Emigration: the next generation

posted Jan 8, 2011, 12:11 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 10, 2011, 5:35 PM ]
The Irish Times - Saturday, January 8, 2011
The figures are stark. In the year to April 2010 65,300 people left the country, about the same number as left in 2009. This is just below the 70,600 people who emigrated in 1989, a year when unemployment stood at almost 18 per cent.
English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US remain favourite destinations with a new generation of Irish emigrants.

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Going to the Great White North
The Irish Times - Monday, January 10, 2011
Canada is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for young Irish people looking for work. How are the people who have already made the journey faring, asks LORRAINE MALLINDER

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