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Minister for the Diaspora needed

An article published on IrishCentral.com (read it here) which mirrors my own sentiments on this matter. We must recognise Irish people living overseas and include them in the democratic process.

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/politics/Why-Ireland-needs-a-Minister-for-Diaspora-after-Gathering-success.html

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The Gathering shines new light on post Famine Irish worldwide

My good friend Tim O’Connor with a fantastic article highlighting Ireland’s Year of the Gathering, and the benefits it is having for the recollection of our past.

Article in IrishCentral July 30, 2013

An Eviction scene in Co. Clare, families left without homes after the Great Hunger - Photo sourced via Google Images

An Eviction scene in Co. Clare, families left without homes after the Great Hunger – Photo sourced via Google Images

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