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So Long Out of Ireland

After we have satisfied the fundamental needs for water, food, shelter and companionship, storytelling is the thing that we go to most for encouragement in how to live. We discover a way to make sense of the world in all its beauty and its ruin.

—Colum McCann

Author and N4 Co-Founder Colum McCann writes about storytelling as a national tradition in the essay “So Long Out of Ireland” featured in the Stranger’s Guide