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Yesterday’s News


Sunday 18 December, 2011

Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York

Englishwoman Sarah Franklin had heard the classic Pogues song many times – but she had never truly experienced its magic until she saw it performed by a club full of emotional Irish people at Christmas.

Monday 7 March, 2011

Ireland's an amazing place for a holiday, but as a place to live, you really need to be Irish

When Englishwoman Sarah Franklin came to live in Ireland, her friend told her: ‘The Irish feel a far greater sense of kinship to the English than the English ever do in reverse.’ She discovered it to be true.