This is just one of the tales in Roddy Doyle's first-ever collection of stories, The Deportees. They have one thing in common: someone born in Ireland meets someone who has come to live there.
In Black Hoodie, three kids shoplift as an educational service to shopowners, and end up conducting an experiment on racial profiling, getting them an unforseen trip downtown. With empathy and insight, The Deportees in all its stories takes a new slant on the immigrant experience, something of increasing relevance in today's Ireland. Download and start listening now!