Far From Home...
Emigration has been a feature of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Many people have made the choice to leave Northern Ireland in search of better employment and a better way of life. There are those however, who have been forced to flee the country by paramilitaries and were left with no choice but to leave their homes and their families in order to protect their own lives.
I got a job in London;
Additional extracts from: a young man forced to leave Northern
Ireland by Republican paramilitaries; a man who left because of a good
job offer, a young man who left because of deaths in his family and the
violence in general.
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