Fresh Spuds on the Table: Kieran McErlain

New Zealand - Christchurch

After speaking to family in County Antrim on Christmas Day it bought back the the Irish ☘️ connections are stronger than ever and how we can keep in touch, many of my memories are of my Grandad who left Ireland back in 1926, one of these was we always had freshly dug potatoes on the table.

STORIES FROM OUR IRISH DIASPORA 2020

  • Mexico

    The Notion of Home: Tim MacGabhann

    I've always had to keep the notion of home as portable as possible. I move around a lot, so I feel a strange kind of pride in the fact that I can fit my whole life into three bags and two small boxes of books.
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  • Chile

    ¡Feliz Navidad! from Chile: Dermot Kenny & Family

    Trying to keep a little bit of Tipperary in Chile this Christmas. We had plans to return for Christmas 2020 so we'll do what we can - might spray the turkey green.
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  • Ireland

    An Experimental Bag of Chestnuts: Nell Roddy

    Reading that extract instantly takes me back to my childhood with my mother going shopping in Superquinn in Naas as she frantically rushes around the aisles.
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