The great contradictions of Irishness

Exile Eammon Fitzgerald with his blogged thoughts on today’s sometimes schmalzy celebration of Irishness. His advice? Beware the sternfaced purists!

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