All posts in "Immigration"

Why Are Visa Applications So Difficult?

By Ashleigh Robyn Reeve / June 2, 2021

So, you’ve made the life-changing decision of emigrating from your home country. Now, the only question left on your mind: “why are visa applications so difficult? It should be easy, right? Or at least a bit simpler. Well, let’s explore why it’s so difficult to actually get a visa and maybe even find a few […]


Doras: Promoting and Protecting Human Rights

By Sean Barrett / April 29, 2021

Doras: Promoting and Protecting Human Rights Doras was established in 2000 by a small group of devoted volunteers in reaction to the Irish government’s creation of the Direct Provision policy. The name Doras (Irish for “door”) was selected as an acronym for Development Organisation for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, a symbolic open door inviting new […]


6 Reasons to consider Ireland as a study destination

By Priyal Vadgama / April 6, 2021

Ireland, also known as “The Emerald Isle”, is a striking island with spectacular scenery, splendid coasts, and scenic drives. Ireland is also popular for its ancient culture displayed through art galleries, food culture, and tranquil pubs with live music. But alongside its cultural attractions, Ireland has emerged as one of the preferred destinations for international […]


5 Suggestions to Help People Who Intend to Emigrate

By Aron Debreceni / March 19, 2021

Emigration is one of the hardest things that one can do, without question. Some leave their country only for a holiday or to gain new experiences and encounter new cultures. Others do the same when they decide to complete academic studies abroad. Then there’s another group of people who decide to leave their motherland to […]


5 Benefits of Multiculturalism and Cultural Diversity

By Aron Debreceni / March 17, 2021

Globalisation has brought nations closer to one another, closer than ever before.  Some people have been moving abroad temporarily to study or for employment, others emigrate to settle down in foreign countries permanently to start over again and to build up a new life. Through immigration, the demographics of countries have been constantly changing and […]


Stoic vigil for a frontline worker

By Niall Coen / March 7, 2021

A community mourns, a trial continues By Fernanda Otero & Niall Coen   On a Wednesday night in January, an essential worker in a national emergency was violently assaulted in central Dublin on her way home from work. The suspect is a juvenile and thought to be from the area. Urantsetseg Tserendorj, a married mother […]


Four students and a professor: the French university experience in Ireland

By Laurine Tiran / February 26, 2021

International university experience in Ireland or in any other country is generally a positive experience for a student. Here, five French people describe the impact this adventure has had on their lives.    Since Brexit, Ireland and Malta are the only English-speaking countries in the European Union and in the Erasmus program. “International placements in […]


Kamala Harris: The Immigrant success story

By Sonia / January 23, 2021

  Senator Kamala Devi Harris has made history by becoming the first woman, Black and Indian-American Vice President of the United States.  Biden’s first week in office: what to expect  Vice President Harris is the product of the immigrant success story of her mother, Shamala Gopalan, who had arrived in the United States from Tamil […]


8 Things to carry if you are moving to Ireland from India

By Priyal Vadgama / January 21, 2021

Are you moving to Ireland from India?  If you are, I’m sure you’ll be wondering which things to carry from India. Don’t worry, I have you covered.  Moving away from your home country, your comfort zone, is always a big step and takes courage! There are certain things I wish I knew before coming to […]


The A to Z of Life in Ireland

By Mark Comerford / January 14, 2021

Life in Ireland is complex. We are a unique people, with unique traditions, characteristics, culture and foibles. In this list, I explore the critical aspects of life in Ireland that everyone should know, whether they’re just thinking about moving here or have even recently arrived. This is the A to Z of life in Ireland. […]

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