Éirinn go Brách

Are you of Irish descent? Are you part of the 70 million Irish diaspora? If so, and if you like to write read Éirinn go Brách, Ireland Forever.

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In this first year of The Gathering in Ireland and with the now common place usage of the words Irish diaspora, I thought I might suggest some collaborative writing to those of you out there around the globe.

I watched a lovely film this past week called Paris, Je t’aime, a compilation of 18 vignettes all set in Paris. 18 perspectives of one place, some a bit zany, others just beautiful and simple. My favorite was the last vignette starring Margo Martindale as, “Carol, a letter carrier from Denver, Colorado on her first European holiday, recites in rough French what she loves about Paris,” as per Wikipedia’s summary.

I thought how wonderful it would be if those of us scattered around the globe from…

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