Post Mortem

The moments that made modern Ireland

16th March, 2014
If anyone ever tries to destroy us by taking away our beloved potatoes, yes we will suffer, but we will survive.

Over the next 24 hours, we will all get a chance to ponder what it means to be Irish in the 21st century. We will be able to stop and think about Ireland's place in the world and about how the rest of the world sees us - though that's not always advisable at this time of year.

St Patrick's Day is a chance for us to take stock of who we are, to reflect on...

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