Irish Citizens Seeking Emigration for Employment
Ireland

Irish Citizens Seeking Emigration for Employment

He wasn’t penniless, but at the same time Seán Keane was closely watching what he spent while as an unpaid intern at The Irish Examiner. The 25-year-old Irishman recently emigrated to New York in hopes of seeking employment and new opportunities for his field. With both a bachelors and masters degree under his belt, Keane found Ireland wasn’t offering … Continue reading

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More Dead in Glasnevin Cemetery than Alive in Dublin-What?

During one my class outings in Dublin, we went to Glasnevin Cemetery; it is the largest non-denominational cemetery in Ireland with an estimated 1.5 million burials. It first opened in 1832, and is located in Glasnevin, Dublin. Prior to the development of Glasnevin Cemetery, Irish Catholics had no cemeteries of their own in which to bury their dead and, as the repressive Penal Laws of the … Continue reading