Ian O'Doherty: Re-light my funeral pyre
One of the joys of multiculturalism is the way we are all exposed to different ideas, belief systems and ways of life. For example, one of the great benefits has been the improved range of choices in food. Indeed, here in Dublin you only have to go to Parnell Street to enjoy a whole host of Korean restaurants that weren't here a few years ago.
But there are some strange new additions to daily life as well.
A rather odd human rights court case has been rumbling on in Britain for the last few years but now has come to an end.