It is the Irish phrases that give us away. Over time, how we think and our ways of doing things became crystallised into our proverbs and expressions. “Is binn béal ina thost” translates as “it is a sweet mouth that is quiet”. Silence is golden.
Seamus Heaney immortalised this thinking in his acclaimed 1975 poem Whatever You Say, Say Nothing. At the height of the Troubles, Heaney’s poetry highlighted...
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