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BIFFOs, jackeens and Dagenham Yanks: county identity, "authenticity'' and the Irish diaspora (pre-print version)
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Despite being an everyday point of reference in Irish discourse, the extent to which the county serves as a locus of identification has been oddly overlooked in the Irish studies literature. In particular, the persistence ...
"Emigrants in the traditional sense?" Irishness in England, contemporary migration, and collective memory of the 1950s (pre-print version)
Invocations of the experiences of previous generations of Irish emigrants have been frequent in discussions of the current wave of Irish emigration. This paper considers the mediating effects of viewing contemporary migration ...
The tyranny of transnational discourse: 'authenticity' and Irish diasporic identity in Ireland and England (pre-print version)
(ASEN / Blackwell, 2012)
Through the prism of current state discourses in Ireland on engagement with the Irish diaspora, this article examines the empirical merit of the related concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Drawing on recent research ...