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YOUR COUNTRY, YOUR CALL: Ronan Price on why we can't afford to miss the digital gold rush
Published 26/02/2010 | 05:00
SURE, aren't we a grand little country? Don't we have the gift of the gab, beautiful countryside and fresh-faced red-haired youth in our favour?
Maybe no one believes that any more, but such cliches will not be this generation's legacy. With our manufacturing industry on life support, our services sector in danger of slowly seeping east and tourism on the back foot, we're living in a different Ireland now.
We've always punched above our weight in the literature, music and movie talent we export. We've always been good with ideas. They're the one thing you can't outsource.