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Open and inclusive: Westmeath’s Boidu Sayeh has come to call Ireland home.

When I was growing up in Tralee, the only black people you saw walking the streets of the town were the basketball imports who arrived in Ireland to play with the Tigers.

They were a complete novelty back in the day. People would be rubbernecking as they drove down the street to catch a glimpse of these unusually tall black men.

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