I was born and grew up in the USA, in a tight-knit Irish American community in Wikles-Barre, Pennsylvania. My family are from 8 different counties in all 4 provinces of Ireland.
This doll was bought for me, from Donegal, by my aunt. I brought it with me today because when I was ten years old, growing up in the States, I never had a doll that looked like me.
I was over the moon. I finally found …
- Daria Marie Walsh
- New Irish Communities, EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, 2018-08-18–2018-08-19