Episode 2525: Nationalism, Irish Identity And Up The Ra With Una Mullally And Brian Kerr
Amid the joy and celebrations after the Irish women’s team qualified for the World Cup, a now infamous video from the team’s dressing room involving a republican song went viral and the subsequent controversy surrounding it seemed to almost immediately overshadow the achievement itself.
The reaction to the song then gave way to a much broader debate about nationalism and its place in Irish sport and Irish life.
With that in mind we asked Una Mullally of the Irish Times and former Republic of Ireland Manager Brian Kerr to join us live in Liberty Hall Theatre to reflect on the video, the reaction to the video, and the conversation the country needs to have about border polls, nationalism and where we want to be in 10 years time.
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