A Dublin couple who emigrated to Australia a decade ago could be deported because their application for permanent residency could mean taxpayers there may have to pay for their son's cystic fibrosis treatment.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Thu, 24 Dec, 2015
Sun, 29 Nov, 2015
THE hope that most of those young people who emigrated in the last decade to find work will, sooner or later, return to Ireland burns brightly in many a parent’s heart, even if they won’t give voice to that hope in case they jeopardise it.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
The Government’s spring statement, and Finance Minister Michael Noonan’s pledge to lure thousands of emigrants home, via more favourable tax measures, were as welcome as the flowers in May. Or would be, if either had an iota of credibility!
Tue, 12 May, 2015
I was home to Cork for a funeral in recent days. It was a profoundly emotional week and I was prompted to write my first ever blog post on the bus up to Dublin. It seems to have resonated with a lot of Corkonians, both living there and living abroad.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015