Ireland is not the only country with foreign born priests in ministry. This is an interesting look at some of the experiences of foreign born priests ministering in America.
It is taken from the NCR:
When Atlanta Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer was invited to a 2013 ordination ceremony in Nigeria, the experience was striking — 2,000 people packed into a cathedral with seating for 900, no air conditioning, a five-hour service.
But another thing stood out to him: 17 priests were ordained.