Coming to Dublin

I'm originally from Poland and have lived in Ireland since 2004. I came to Ireland because I wanted to improve my life. In 2002 and 2003, there was 20% unemployment in Poland. Also, as a gay person in Poland it was difficult to be part of society.

In 2003, I went to London for a few months and couldn't get a job, so I went back to Poland. In 2004, I went to Italy for a while, but I'd been applyin…

Polish food in Irish supermarket
The doors of Dublin. Georgian doorways in and around Fitzwilliam Square
Four male workers at the Tallaght plant
Mallow department at the Tallaght factory