Coman Hamilton left Dublin for Germany in 2010 after meeting his future wife, an East Berliner, at UCD. They now have a daughter together in Berlin, where Coman works in the newsroom of the German Press Agency dpa. He regularly visits home in Dún Laoghaire with his wife and daughter.
‘You could never do this in Ireland’ is a phrase I hear every Irish visitor to Berlin say
You can do it only in the cool Berlin city, so read the amazing article-interview on the web newspaper IrishTime.
Berlin is the place to be. We love the city of Berlin!
Berlin is the capital of Germany, but we also consider it the capital of Europe. It’s somewhat the opposite of what the traditional German city looks like, Berlin is a big modern metropolis, a city of the world. Here in Berlin, the sausages – the famous currywursts – are with ketchup and curry instead of mustard, ich – the German first person nominative pronoun – is sweetly soft and all the spoken language is slightly different from the rest of the country. And these are just a small part of how different and amazing Berlin is.
“Berlin is the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.”
Also, you can read about the incredible flea markets of Berlin city, how to eat Asian like a pro in Berlin or why you should buy a house in Berlin now to discover why you can do it only in the cool Berlin city.