Emigration from Latvia to Ireland
|1.1.||Basic information about Latvia||6|
|1.2.||Basic information about Ireland||8|
|1.3.||Similarities between Latvia and Ireland||14|
|1.4.||Emigration and emigrants||14|
|2.1.||The results of questionnaire||17|
This research paper is about emigration from Latvia to Ireland. Since Latvia has joined the European Union, between 50 000 and 100 000 people have left the country. And the number of people, who leave Latvia and choose to go to Ireland, grows up.
The aim of the research work is to find out if there are some similarities between both countries and what are the reasons why people choose to leave Latvia, and how do they evaluate the change in quality of their lives at their new places of living.
This research paper consists of two parts – theoretical and practical.
Theoretical part of the Research Paper deals with the basic information about Latvia and Ireland. There are also analysed some similarities between both countries and added some facts about emigration and emigrants as introduction for practical part.
The aim of the practical part is to analyse and summarize the results revealing the reasons why people decide to leave Latvia and choose Ireland as their new place of living. And how they evaluate the quality of life in Ireland.
Since Latvia joined the European Union in May 2004, it’s people are free to travel to other member states in search of work. And many people use this opportunity. Unsatisfied with their lives in Latvia, people decide to leave the country. According to the statistics, Latvians usually choose to go to Ireland. Latvian officials have estimated that between 50 000 and 100 000 people have left since accession in May 2004. And the number of people, who leave Latvia and choose to go to Ireland, grows up. It is a very important problem because Latvia with a population of just 2,3 millions, is loosing so many of its people. This information appears on the television, radio and newspapers very frequently.…