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    Eavan Boland comments on emigrant experience

    By admin | September 26, 2006

    RTE’s radio programme Rattlebag ran a rerun of an interview with Eavan Boland, in which she spoke extensively about her experience as an Irish woman abroad, beginning with her childhood as a diplomat’s daughter. She read her poem “The Emigrant Irish?. She characterized her own experience by saying, “I was never an emigrant. I was outside my country – it’s a much more luxurious experience?.

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