“I arrived here nearly 20 years ago. I used to work in an antique shop in New York for an Irish man. One day he said, ‘Why don’t you come to Ireland to work with me?’ You know, I’m originally from Paris, and I know the map pretty well, but I never even heard of this country before. I didn’t know anything about Dublin, but I thought to myself if it’s in Europe it can’t be that bad. Man… When I arrived here, it was like Africa! Everything was dirty and old there weren’t even people on the streets. I was so angry with my boss.”
“So what made you stay?”
“Well… What you think? I met a woman.