With all the bad press Ireland’s been getting recently, I was rather hoping somebody would say something cheerful about the place, and it turns out they have done. The Irish Times asked Twitter for the best things about Ireland, regardless of the economic crisis and the compliments came in thick and fast!
Check the full article here.
Some of my favourites include:
– Your mother’s conversations that start with “Do you know who’s dead?”
– The Irish saved civilisation. (Sadly they then invested it in Anglo Irish Bank.)
And one which relates to many of my friends and certainly to me:
– Never letting the truth get in the way of a good story.
In other news: this photo of schoolgirls surrounding a police van during today’s student protests I found particularly striking.