Tuesday 20th February 2018
Generation Emigration


Gathering momentum: forget the shakedown, here’s the breakdown Despite Gabriel Byrne’s scathing attack last year, attitudes about the Gathering appear to have softened, and many people are now planning mini-gatherings here, writes Ciara Kenny
Debate over the merits of The Gathering continues The fallout over Gabriel Byrne's comments about The Gathering initiative being an artifice and a "scam" continues today. Here's a round-up of the coverage and debate in The Irish Times newspaper and online.
Gabriel Byrne slams The Gathering Former cultural ambassador Gabriel Byrne has dismissed The Gathering initiative as a “scam” and said it amounted to a “shakedown” of the Irish disapora. What do you think?