Monday 22nd December 2014
Generation Emigration

www.irishtimes.com

‘Making a new home does not take away the home you had’ It's springtime again in San Francisco and I can not summon, even on the toughest days, the homesickness that defined me for my first summer away, writes Sarah Griffin, with portrait photographs by David Monahan
‘The emigrant experience is the struggle of being split’ When poet Sarah Griffin moved to San Francisco this year she felt alone. Then she met Irish writer Ethel Rohan, who made the same journey some 20 years previously. Their shared experiences gave them both solace.