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Tributes paid to the late Bishop Séamus Hegarty

"His concern for Irish emigrants around the world was constant and heartfelt."

2019.09.22.

A diamond service: Irish Chaplaincy in Britain celebrates 60 years of ministry

The Irish Chaplaincy in Britain celebrated its Diamond Jubilee Mass with Bishop John Kirby of Clonfert

2017.09.25.

Crosscare backs returned emigrants

Ireland has moved on, people have moved on and sometimes that comes as shock – Crosscare Migrant Project.

2016.11.17.

Knock Marriage Bureau pivotal in five marriages in 2015

More than 1,000 marriages have taken place as a direct result of introductions that have been made in Knock.

2016.08.29.

Crosscare survey highlights role of GAA in lives of emigrants

The social aspects of the GAA club are of “particular benefit to recent Irish emigrants, contributing to a sense of belonging and promoting well-being when far away from friends and family”.

2016.08.24.

Lá le Pádraig is a day of celebration and challenge

We cannot think of Patrick - the captive, the slave in exile, the undocumented, the migrant - without acknowledging the enormous humanitarian challenges facing so many.

2016.03.17.

Migration policy must address needs of migrants

'Welcoming the Stranger: Irish Migrant Welfare in Britain since 1957' shows that policy which endures starts with the people it serves: Bishop Kirby.

2015.07.04.

Bishop pays tribute to Irish Chaplaincy in Britain

“We can see from many current crises that no amount of policy will deter people from migrating," Bishop John Kirby said at the launch of 'Welcoming the Stranger' in London.

2015.05.29.

Emigration has left older people ALONE

This St Patrick’s Day, ALONE are asking emigrants to remember older people left at home who may be feeling isolated.

2015.03.14.

Young Irish emigrants open up about emigrating

Minister for the Diaspora launches website providing simple but effective advice and tools to help Irish emigrants deal with the challenges of emigration.

2015.03.06.

Bishop welcomes Obama’s move on undocumented

Undocumented’s family life in the US often curtailed by daily stress and constant fear of arrest and deportation.

2014.11.22.

Crosscare urges Govt to connect with Irish diaspora

Call for email database of Irish emigrants abroad to be created to keep in touch with the quarter of a million Irish people have left the State since 2008.

2014.10.02.

ICPO launches new awareness campaign

Irish prisoners overseas are one of the most marginalised groups of Irish emigrants: Bishop

2014.09.13.

Emigrants’ mental health survey launched

Survey aimed at Irish people who have left the country since January 2009.

2014.05.15.

Bishops host major conference on migration

Archbishop welcomes forum in which to "calmly and rationally" look at all dimensions of migration.

2014.02.20.

Pope Francis names new Bishop of Plymouth

Rector of Allen Hall Seminary is the son of Irish emigrants from Connemara.

2013.11.10.

Archbishop expresses concern over religious and secular fundamentalism

Housing policies contribute to the formation of immigrant ghettos Archbishop of Dublin suggests.

2013.10.15.

Argentina’s oldest bishop has Irish roots

Parents of 100-year-old prelate emigrated from Ireland to Buenos Aires.

2013.08.26.

Nuncio to join Irish chaplaincy in Britain’s Mayo walk

‘In the Footsteps of Irish Emigrants’ is part of the Church's ‘Year of Faith’ celebrations.

2013.08.06.

Irish emigrants struggle to adjust to life abroad priest warns

Archbishop concerned over emigration impact on rural dioceses.

2013.07.30.
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