WorldViews: ‘We need to talk about Ireland’

By Anup Kaphle, March 14, 2014

Ireland, one of the European Union countries hardest hit by the Great Recession, is slowly emerging from its economic meltdown. St. Patrick’s night seems like the appropriate evening to reflect on the country’s history, ancient and modern, and ruminate about Ireland’s potential futures. Live from the Round Room in Dublin’s Mansion House — scene of an Irish declaration of independence in 1919 — a diverse collection of musicians, artists and thinkers will take part in an event called “We Need to Talk About Ireland.”

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