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Where Are We Going: Expectations of Life & Country

For migrants (emigrants and immigrants), notions of “destination” and “direction” are key. They are going someplace new, but, more importantly, they must concern themselves with where that place, their new home, is going. Is it going where they want it … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Next Big Thing: Where Will Ireland’s Next Financial Boom Come From?

Contrary to the wishes of many who have commented on this blog, I don’t want to “feck off back to America”.  I really like it here.  Ireland has a lot going for it.  But, as someone who spends a lot … Continue reading

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Taxed In Two Places

Disclaimer: I am not a tax expert, and make no claim that the information listed below is accurate.  Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with a certified tax accountant, or the revenue collection agency in their country of residence, and … Continue reading

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Love of City Not Country – Dublin vs. Ireland

Ever since the controversial Five Things I Hate About Dublin, Ireland post, numerous well meaning (I’m sure) people have asked me why we don’t just leave.  The simple answer is, Dublin.  The post, I now realize, was misnamed.  Most of … Continue reading

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