- 04 Sep 12
If you were to believe the politicians, the moralists and the commentators you’d think Ireland was a horrible place to live. But it isn’t...
Like most people, I know a fair few neurotics. But truth to tell, they constitute a minority of my acquaintances. You too? I thought so. But neurosis is probably the best term to use when discussing the perverse and deeply ingrained tendency in Ireland to believe the worst of oneself, one’s neighbours, one’s fellow citizens and one’s homeland.