In Ireland, it's still illegal to have abortions, and gay marriage only recently became legal. Stay up to date! Everything about work and personal life is separated, not just friendships," she added. Via telephone, Donoghue said she specifically sought a job transfer to San Francisco.
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Despite the differences, she said her new home is more in line with her personal values. In Ireland, "when you clock out atthat's it.
But reading [Talbot's] book helped me to understand why that problem is there, to see the history of the city. Aug 16, San Francisco Tenderloin St. Carrie Sisto.
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It's sad, because they aren't making relationships organically. Donoghue, who shares a flat with roommates in Lower Pac Heights, said discovering the city's food culture has become a favorite pastime.
Aug 13, Subscribe to Hoodline. Cozy Castro bar Last Call 18th St. The St. An Irish expat reflects on her first year in San Francisco.
Donoghue said she became even more connected to San Francisco after reading David Talbot's Season of the Witchwhich records the city's cultural history. Aug 17, Joe Kukura.
Photos: Niamh Donoghue. People don't put in the same effort to get to know someone that way.
San Francisco's dating culture has also been frustrating, she said. Here, you can still get calls until seven or later, and there're no qualms about contacting you during vacation, said Donoghue.
It's the one thing that I was confused by. You want to be a part of it and really understand it," she said.
In Ireland, people "keep their work friends and personal friends really separate. I have a new perspective of San Francisco because of it. From her perspective, most San Franciscans "fully believe in and are leading the rest of the world in most of these areas," she said. It was dating a Warner Robins GA woman to get used to.
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