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Joseph Xavier Martin is a freelance writer from Buffalo, New York. He is an avid reader and has a keen interest in history. Joe is 5th generation Irish-American and like many others of Irish descent has been involved in local, state and national politics.

He has been writing for over 30 years and has been published in numerous periodicals. Martin has written two novels, Westward from Eire, and A Piece of the Banner. Both are available in print as well as digitally in Kindle or Nook format. He has also written a collection of short stories, Christmas Comes to Kevin Leary,  a play and numerous essays. His travelogues have guided many a friend on their journeys.