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Alan Gilsenan in Irish Empire

Irish Empire

2000 NR

From the mass exodus of the Irish from their homeland over the centuries to the dreams of a mythical home nurtured by Irish emigrants the world over today, Irish Empire provides a unique historical perspective on modern Irish culture. Episode 1 looks at the Irish migrations; Episode 2 examines the ways the Irish have shaped the lands they've settled; and Episode 3 presents the untold story of Ireland's female emigrants.