USI Support INMO Protest As 93% Of Student Nurses Think About Emigrating

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is supporting The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) in their protest outside the Dáil calling for the restoration of incremental credit for nurses and midwives who graduated between 2011 and 2015 on Tuesday the 27th September at 11:30am. According to survey results released by the Union of […]

91% of Students concerned about their future and 80% intend to emigrate

The Union of Students in Ireland said the government risks losing a generation at the forefront of tech, medicine and scientific growth if it doesn’t prioritise the future of young people in Ireland. 91% of students are concerned about their future in Ireland and over two thirds of college students are considering emigrating after completing […]

The New Government Will Force Young People To Emigrate Again

By Kevin Donoghue, Union of Students in Ireland President In the run up to the election Enda Kenny proudly proclaimed that the country was back at work and it was time for our young emigrants to return to a country and an economy in recovery. At the time, few saw it as little more than […]

93% of Student Nurses Considering Emigrating when they qualify as a Nurse

The Union of Students in Ireland released new survey information today which showed that 93% of student nurses have considered emigrating when they finish college. Over 600 student nurses were surveyed across the country and 564 (92.5%) said they have thought about emigrating when they qualify as a nurse. ”If the vast majority of student […]

Emigration has left older people ALONE this St. Patricks Day

This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that provides services to older people in need, is highlighting one of the less obvious effects of emigration on our society. ALONE report that the continued high levels of emigration, particularly of our young people, is leaving thousands of older people without familial support systems they once had.   ALONE […]

Emigration has left older people ALONE this St. Patricks Day

This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that provides support to older people in need, is highlighting one of the lesser known effects of emigration. ALONE report an increase in the number of older people requiring their services as a direct result of their children and grandchildren emigrating.   Recent Eurostat figures showed that Ireland now has […]