Tuesday 24 January 2017

Many in the diaspora still long to be home

Published 19/05/2011 | 05:00

IT may well be time that Ireland moved on and the queen's visit will be a symbolic measurement of its progress in that regard. However, the country's diaspora remains large and consequential. And it doesn't so easily repair.

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As families continue to realign objectives to suit new environments, some hearts still ache for a home that is no longer available to them.

Stuck between two cultures, generations were lost forever between a past long departed and a future which may never arrive. And there they stay, remembering.

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