“What have the British ever done for us?”

It’s just over a year since the British Council in Dublin launched the Through Irish Eyes report. The week after next it launches a series of essays on the island’s complex cultural and political relationships with Britain and Leviathan cabaret featuring a panel discussion on “What have the British ever done for us?” You can set the scene for the set piece debate by banging in your answer to the formal proposal: “This house believes Britain is just another foreign country?”

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty