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C.s and all right so we have another story that we want to bring you a before we go to break that is just.
Really interest everybody out there is looking for work a lot of people if you're not looking for work itself you know somebody who is.
And they may not even be in this country are from this country originally.
And that's clue wanna talk to Brian -- -- Who's a student at Fairfield university's Charles F -- -- school of business.
I is joining us on -- stream audio looking good good thank you very much for being with us here today Brian.
-- -- -- I would -- just a little delay so we're just gonna share that with our viewers so if you hear us with a little delay.
That's what's going on the way we have connected with you now I understand that you are from -- And -- get a chance to come to the United States on a scholarship.
From Fairfield university in Connecticut so.
Alexis started to be -- tell us about your background that we're looking at a beautiful map right now where you're from.
Limerick tell us about your background.
I'm from -- -- they've lived there my whole life.
Were always I spent four years that the university of -- sewing business studies.
And image and accounting and finance.
It came to the US the study this study abroad for a semester and an industrial gave me the the love of this country want and -- return so.
Vision of the television that opportunity.
To apply for the scholarship with a -- was a no brainer for me.
Was -- -- -- -- a lot of opportunity to go for.
-- -- to tell us about the economy currently in Ireland it's changed dramatically over the past few years I understand the unemployment rate.
-- very high fifteen point 1%.
Yeah for people like myself recent graduates there wasn't.
So many people like -- five actually about to -- There is not a lot of job opportunity is not a lot of prospects so the only opportunity -- To -- abroad so.
It's it's not to go play things are slowly getting better book but it's it's -- long long way to go I think.
Yeah absolutely I mean we've got that problem here of course and you of course to stay in contact with your friends back in limerick Ireland.
Are more people like yourself trying to come over to the US now that people have seen the you're having some success being over here.
Are you hearing that more coming.
More would like to -- and that's definite definitely for sure all of though.
The visa situation for ours -- like myself is quite tricky.
It's not it's not the easiest -- to require.
It's fairly limited traders church -- -- whereas other countries like Canada and Australia would be.
Far easier to come by so that may be wanting that's hampering.
Many young -- about myself from goma near bush.
There -- definite interest that it is a -- just on the monster Myers -- All right and we actually understandably we're gonna show picture -- -- in your family.
As there you are you have a good looking family are they they must miss -- -- -- -- -- Let's look at my modern technology -- somebody there to help guys guard Vince driving daily.
You gotta you gotta love -- and -- my family's in California.
And so we do that a lot as well and can tell about how you -- you you're Ireland you've got this bit higher unemployment rate opportunities are not what they used to be.
And then how did you hear about what's happening in all of all places Fairfield Connecticut.
I have you hear about Fairfield university and this particular scholarship.
Well -- first ever hear about this scholarship what about in my teenagers when I was about fifteen or sixteen.
Friend of mine his brother I was -- the scholarship.
So about the time my dog didn't really pay much attention to -- And -- -- Mara never imagined I'd be applying for a one day I didn't even -- player that would apply for a book.
Things came to us.
The opportunity to -- is -- it was there.
And I was determined -- right thing to do the stars -- election in Iran for very long time that it's been existence now for over thirty years.
You set the -- of -- and honor of his brother father John Connelly has too is.
Through his decrease in Bridgeport and a greater Bridgeport area.
So here's appear as a prep for along there's a fair for prep -- so.
They decided -- have another Irish Americans and a community to set up and it's been a resounding success so far.
Well we wish you the very best of luck and he is quite an adventure that your on.
Your just you know stone's throw from us here in New York so we -- you.
All the best and we hope that you come back and tell us about your ventures in and certainly how you're gonna find.
Finding employment when you scholarship is over an education.
Portion is done we wish you all the best of luck thank you so much for being with us here today in sharing this great story Brian.
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