‘This beautiful and hospitable country’: a German Jewish family finds refuge in Dublin (The Irish Times)
10 Jan 2020

Publisher Ursula Owen recounts her grandparents’ escape from Nazi Germany to Ireland via London.

Ursula Owen was a founding director of Virago Press in 1974 and later joint managing director. In the 1990s, she became a director of the Paul Hamlyn Fund, cultural policy adviser to the British Labour Party and chief executive of Index on Censorship.

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