Who or what is St Patrick?

Speaking of St Patrick’s Day, the Institute of Irish Studies are holding a seminar on St Patrick’s Day in the aftermath of the real thing. Keep an eye on the next issue of BritainandIreland.org for a think piece on how it has become a global event, firstly for the Diaspora, then local populations, and finally coming home to Ireland itself.

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

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