If you get lost in the Dutch town of Hilversum, you might come across a house with a window sign proclaiming, 'Céad Míle Fáilte!'
The house isn't owned by any Irish but by a local couple, Theo & Louise. They love Ireland. In fact, they like the place so much that they've made a big decision about their retirement in a few years' time.
It's not the first big decision they've made together: they were a couple in their teens, then split up, then sought each other out and reunited 40 years later.
The Curious Ear is produced by Ronan Kelly. firstname.lastname@example.org
(A short radio documentary from RTE Radio, Ireland)