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Sean O'Neill

Season 3, Ep. 5

As part of my Expat Lives series, I have interviewed Irish expats about their lives abroad but my guest today is a little different, as it is an Irish American living in Ireland. Sean O’Neill originally hails from Boston, Massachusetts via Cairo and Ennis, Co Clare.

 

Sean is in a unique position to share with us an Irish immigrant’s perspective of moving to America and then an American’s view of living and working in Ireland, as the director of corporate communications with Transport Infrastructure Ireland, who develop our national road and light rail network.

 

Sean’s voice will be known to many listeners of this podcast as he gave a great insight into the US elections last year. Sean gives prescient insights in both Irish and American life and culture in this informative interview.


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Fergal O’Keeffe is the host of Ireland’s No.1 Travel Podcast Travel Tales with Fergal which is now listened to in 90 countries. The podcast aims to share soul-lifting travel memoirs about day-dream worthy destinations.

 

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