Ireland: From Rapid Immigration to Recession
Ireland's economy and openness to labor migration from new EU Member States fueled immigration flows,
including return migration, over the past few years. But the global recession has hit the country hard, and unemployment
among both foreigners and Irish nationals is rising. Emma Quinn of the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin
updates the Ireland country profile with a look at recent trends, policies, and data.
Ireland page on the World Migration Map