Over 100,000 emigrants have returned to Lithuania over the past decade

On International Migrants Day (18 December), Statistics Lithuania announced that, over the last decade, 126,000 new residents immigrated into Lithuania while 438,500 emigrated. From 2005 to 2014, the percentage of emigrants of ages 20-39 grew from 51.9 to 59.2 percent. In 2014, as many as 82 percent of working-age people had not worked for a year or longer before leaving the country. […]

Irish Lithuanian community ten-year anniversary event. Photo by Renata Dapšytė
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Ireland’s Lithuanians celebrate ten-year anniversary of their association

On March 28, the Lithuanian Association in Ireland celebrated a decade of their activity. In Dublin, Hilton Hotel, an appreciation event “A Flight of A White Bird” has been organised for this beautiful occasion. […]

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Can Lithuania replicate the “Irish miracle”?

The first decade in the European Union has been good for Lithuania. There is still much to be done, however, if Lithuanians want make full use of their EU membership in the years to come. […]