The Brain Drain of Northern Ireland: how did it happen and why does it continue?

Every year, thousands of young Northern Irish people take a journey which may take them decades to finish, in a phenomenon known as the Brain Drain.

With a new generation that is one more detached from the horror of the 30 year conflict known as the Troubles, and the potential opportunities of a unique Brexit arrangement, can NI begin to reverse the stream of bright young graduates leaving its shores?

To learn more about the Brain Drain in Northern Ireland and how it continues to impact NI’s present and future, click here.

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