‘Ireland is beautiful, but I’m feeling so homesick’ – Anastasia swaps the safety of Wexford to rejoin her family in war-torn Ukraine

Tensions remain high at the Polish border on the first anniversary of the Russian invasion as conflict goes on

Anastasia Horiacha, from Ukraine, who spent the last year in Rosslare, Co Wexford, boards the train for Kiev at Przemysl in Poland. Photo: Mark Condren

Fionnán Sheahan in Przemysl

Dusk is falling as the train from Kyiv arrives in Przemysl. The city near the Polish border with Ukraine is similar in size and population to Dundalk.

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