Christian and Lucky talk about Direct provision, what social workers can do for asylum seekers, and the questions they’d like to ask politicians

Christian is from Congo-Brazaville,he has been asylum seeker in Ireland since 2012. Lucky is a South African, he was living in direct provision for the last 4 years and has now been moved to Dublin. I interviewed them during me The New Rebels show on Irish Radio International, with Irish elections in mind and also […]

Single, middle aged, female and foreign

Single, middle aged, female and foreign This must be the worst combination one can imagine. I have been singled by my husband nearly 4 years ago. And it’s been a roller coaster. From the shock of the separation to the disastrous reaction of my children through to total loneliness and despair, passing by some moments of […]

The Success Story of Taoufik Hammami

I first interviewed Taoufik in 2013 for Irish Radio International on the market in Bishopstown. Since then, Taoufik had a remarkable journey to success. Taoufik is a Tunesian father of three who has been living in Ireland for the past 19 years. Since he came to Ireland, Taoufik worked for several different companies, but he had […]

Pamela Marshall, an American migrant with Greek origins.

Pamela moved to Ireland with her husband in 2009. She has 3 sons, who are all grown up and stay in the USA. The couple lives in the beautiful Union Hall in West-Cork, far away from cities and therefore also far away from the rat race. Union hall is surprisingly cosmopolitan. Most of pmaela’s local […]

Stories of migrant exploitation

I received an email from one of my followers. He tells the story of exploitation he suffered while here in Ireland. Here is the email: I paid  my employer 1,000 euro to secure my work permit, as I did with my previous employers in Ireland, this money was deducted from my wages. When I got […]