Gearóid Mac Cuinneagáin wrote:
> As to Riverdance, I remember the unadulterated admiration when the original
> piece was broadcast on RTE during the Eurovision. I was sitting in a
> Dublin house with about seven other people, all but one of us from a
> Donegal Gaeltacht, and none of us felt like it was irrelevant to us.
> Flatley is an easy target to satirize, but show is alright IMO.
> But what would I know? I'm just a thick paddy.
LOL! Thanks for reminding us. I know I sometimes feel like being a Celt has
become my own private possession, and I truly appreciate the reminder that
beyond the hype, there's something very valid and real there.
You're right. Flatley's an easy target; but if you're really that good, is it
arrogance? After all, our warrior forefathers used to spend substantial time
boasting before they ever got to fighting <grin>.