Irish emigrants set to flock home for abortion vote
Padraic Halpin, Toby Melville
April 29, 2018
DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Christine Howell planned to spend two years straight traveling and working in Australia from her arrival in Melbourne last December without breaking her trip to return home to Ireland.
The timing felt right. Howell, 27, had qualified as an optician but wasn’t ready to settle. Australia represented a chance for adventure before it was “home time and time to be an adult.”