In pictures: Brazilians in Ireland

Still waiting

In the main square, Gaspar Arcanjo de Lima has found work. But Antonio Galdecio da Silva has not. He calls it a day just before noon.

"I come here every day, but I've not sent any money home for three months," says the 50-year-old, who has 11 children. "Now I'm just trying to work enough to buy myself a ticket home."

For more on how the economic crisis is affecting remittances, see: Migrant workers under pressure

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