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The Returning Irish Emigrant – What to Expect in 2017

By Andy Leech January 17, 2017 (No)
We Irish have a long tradition of emigration. For generations, we have abided by the old saying, “if you can’t stand the heat, find another kitchen. A kitchen that’s not as hot. A bigger kitchen. A kitchen where they all speak English, preferably”. While the emigrants of famine times were setting off on their journeys never to return again, that’s not the case for those who left when the recession hit during the late noughties. You had lads, whose only previous time on an aeroplane was a trip to Santa Ponsa when they were eighteen, jetting off to Dubai, Australia, Canada etc. Those chancers were only mad to come home, […]

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