Between 2006 and 2009, Portuguese emigration into Ireland decreased, stabilizing around 250 entries between 2009 and 2012. From this year onwards it rose again, with a record increase of 38% in 2015. During the period under review, the lowest value of entries was recorded in 2009, when it stood at 236. The highest figure occurred in 2006, with 475 entries, with a target of more than 400 entries into Ireland.
Cite as Vidigal, Inês (2017), “Emigration to Ireland increased by 38% in 2015”, Observatório da Emigração. http://observatorioemigracao.pt/np4EN/5871.html