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'You can't beat that culchie sense of solidarity' - why I'll swap Dublin for country living

Amy Molloy loved the hustle and bustle of city life, but the pandemic changed everything and opened her eyes to moving back home to Wexford

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Country roads: ‘I eventually want to move home for good. To hopefully live in my own home, though,’ says Amy. Picture: Arthur Carron

Country roads: ‘I eventually want to move home for good. To hopefully live in my own home, though,’ says Amy. Picture: Arthur Carron

‘The pandemic has brought out my inner home bird,’ says Amy

‘The pandemic has brought out my inner home bird,’ says Amy

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Country roads: ‘I eventually want to move home for good. To hopefully live in my own home, though,’ says Amy. Picture: Arthur Carron

In February 2017, I wrote an article explaining how I felt guilty for turning my back on rural Ireland after seven years living in Dublin.

"I can't ever see myself moving back to Wexford… I love where I'm from, but I'm having the best of both worlds and eating my cake too by having the option of booting it back up the N11, back to the city that has spoiled me."