Sunday 19 February 2017

Emigrants should thank the State

Published 10/08/2010 | 09:23

I AM sick and tired of opening the letters pages to find another melodramatic contribution, written by a recent graduate, blaming the Government for their impending emigration.

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These letters are nothing more than a cry for pity from the self-indulgent, thinking their predicament is unique in Ireland's long historic record of net emigration.

It seems these people are forgetting that the Government that they blame has provided them with a free third-level education.

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