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    Aisling Center’s book a sell-out hit

    By admin | January 3, 2007

    New York’s Aisling Irish Community Center’s collection of memoirs written by Irish immigrants who arrived between 1927 and 1964 has become a hit. One local paper calls “While Mem’ry Brings Us Back Again” the “‘it’ gift” of the holiday season.

    The Journal News reports that the first edition of 1,500 copies has already sold out, with orders coming from as far away as Massachusetts, Florida, California and Ireland. A second printing is due in January.

    The paper quotes Aisling Board of Directors member John Mooney, who says little had generation, and they’ve laid the groundwork of first- and second-generation immigrants to become so successful,” he said.been written about this generation of immigrants. “This was sort of the silent

    On a personal note, your correspondent ordered the book as a gift for her father, a Kilkennyman who left for New York in 1963 – only to find he had not only already read the book but had also bought three copies to give to friends.

    Read the Journal News article.

    Read the original post on the project.

    Order the book from the Aisling Irish Community Center.

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