Before I forget, there was an excellent piece by John Arlidge in the Sunday Times magazine on the weekend about Ireland, its economy and society, since the crash.
A piece on the Tiger that miaowed was waiting to be done and John, who used to work in Scotland for the Independent once upon a time, has caught the mood and the times brilliantly. It's worth digging out. Here's a link
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