Monday 22nd December 2014
Generation Emigration

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Once, I was Irish; now I am just ‘me’ After three decades struggling with my identity as an Irish person in Canada, I realise now that I don’t belong to Ireland, Canada or anywhere else; I belong to me, writes Patrick McKenna.
Have your say: did you watch Katie’s victory? In today's discussion we want to know where, how and with who you watched Katie Taylor's victory yesterday. Did it make you proud to be Irish?
Notes from another Paddy Down Under My Irish upbringing is embedded in my memory but I have forged a new life for myself in Australia and feel less and less Irish as the years go by, writes Philip Lynch.
Inflated acts of generosity: making a song and dance of our kindness Ceire Sadlier writes from Zambia about the very Irish way of being kind.