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‘Plastic and proud’?: discourses of authenticity among the second-generation Irish in England
(University of Cambridge, 2009)
This paper argues that understandings of authenticity are crucial in the construction of a diasporic identity and explores how members of the Irish diaspora in England construct discourses of what it means to be ‘authentically’ ...
Constructing masculinity through genetic legacies: family histories, Y-chromosomes, and “Viking identities”
(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2018)
The contemporary popularity of genetic genealogy has been accompanied by concerns about its potential reifying of identity. This has referred in particular to ethnicity, but also to gender,with fears that looking at the ...
We must guarantee a genuine Irish welcome for our returning diaspora (Pre-published version)
(The Irish Times, 2012)