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What does it mean to be Irish in the 21st century?

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Identity & History are Linked


Identity and history are linked in many ways. But, many feel that the past is best left alone because of its tendency to open old wounds. They contend that it is better to begin a new chapter in our development without old baggage. The difficulty of this approach is that history happened – it cannot be ignored.

So, rather than ignoring our past, it is more important to know how to deal with it. Read full article here