"Kids would dress up in sloppy clothes and transform themselves into little Ragamuffins. They would knock on doors and shout “Anything for Thanksgiving!” The hope was that the kindly homeowner would offer up tasty treats."
Working as a writer in New York City, immersed in the world of the arts, participating in contemporary cultural conversation -- the dream, right? And surely an endless source of inspiration. At least, you would think that.
Tourist chiefs in a small Irish town are planning to team up with their counterparts in New York to capitalize on the growing interest in the picturesque Co. Wexford town from American fans of hit movie Brooklyn.