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A longing for native soil which some of us cannot now tread

Mary Kenny


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Home alone: Greystones native Lana-Rose Breslin (5) celebrates having the
South Beach completely to herself as the lockdown continues

Home alone: Greystones native Lana-Rose Breslin (5) celebrates having the South Beach completely to herself as the lockdown continues

Home alone: Greystones native Lana-Rose Breslin (5) celebrates having the South Beach completely to herself as the lockdown continues

In many far corners of the globe, Irish diplomats are helping Irish citizens stuck abroad to get home for Easter, rescuing them from being sequestered in Peru or Australia during the uncertain span of the lockdown.

Other nations are similarly bringing home their nationals - Britain, Poland, Germany, Austria, Latvia, Czechia - just as birds feel the need to get back to the home roost in pressing times.


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