Episode 01: Home Away From Home with Mary Pat Kelly

Scott Edgar is joined by Irish-American author and film maker Mary Pat Kelly to talk about her work in researching the American GIs in Ireland.

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  1. Home Away From Home with Mary Pat Kelly

Home Away From Home with Mary Pat Kelly

Irish-American author and film maker Mary Pat Kelly joins Scott Edgar to talk about the arrival of American GIs in Northern Ireland on the 80th anniversary of the first troop ships arriving in Ulster. Her book and accompanying documentary 'Home Away From Home - The Yanks In Ireland' tells many stories of those young Americans on their way to war.