The Irish Outlander

The Irish are renowned for travelling the world, but where is home while they're abroad? In mixing his own story with those of other emigrants, Scott De Buitléir finds out what 'home' means to a people, for whom emigration is part of the national psyche. The Irish Outlander is a love song to Ireland from afar, and a reminder to those abroad that they have not been forgotten at home. More

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About Scott De Buitléir

Scott De Buitléir was born in London, England, to Irish parents and raised in Dublin, Ireland. He studied Celtic Languages at University College Dublin, and started his career in journalism and broadcasting. In 2017, his début poetry collection, Fás | Growth, was released, covering a decade of poems written in both Irish (Gaelic) and English. His second book, The Irish Outlander, explores the meaning and concept of home to the Irish, for whom emigration and travel is part of the national psyche.

Scott lives in Cork city, in the southwest of Ireland, with his partner. He regularly travels to San Francisco, and loves to travel as often as possible. He is fluent in Irish and English, and also speaks some Danish and French. His upcoming works, Yesterdates, Elysium, and Forgiving Jake are due for release in August 2019, December 2019, and mid-2020 respectively.

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