Gerard O’Carroll


University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Articles de l'auteur


Cycnos | Volume 10 n°2 | 1.

A Game for all Seasons

“In the Europe of 1993, in order to understand the Irish at play, we need to consider not only the national scene but also the European element and the broader international context. What are the Irish playing at, or are they playing at all? How are the Irish coming to grips with the political and social reality of the last decade of the twentieth century? What is the future role for a country which has always been more at ease with its past rather than its present and whose future is often decided by world events beyond its control? I would like to consider these questions in the light of contemporary Irish political developments and the forces of change which are at work in the politico-soc...”

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