Inside Story: The Irish rising

A new generation of creative Irish people are making names for themselves in London. Here, they discuss their fears, homesickness and opportunities, writes Nadine O'Regan.

30th March, 2013
Musical theatre performer Killian Donnelly. Photo: Newscast

Why stay in Ireland? That's the question nagging Irish people all over the country. Job losses, a shrinking economy, fading hopes of a convincing recovery any time soon: the headlines are bleak, and for many citizens, their prospects seem even bleaker. While much of the media focus has understandably been on job cuts and contractions in the more conventional industries, the squeeze has also been placed on those in creative industries: the presenters, artists and...

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