Friday 17 August 2018

Ian O'Doherty: We sell a myth to the Americans then cry when they buy it

Go away outta that: Cecily Strong and Saoirse Ronan in the SNL sketch
Go away outta that: Cecily Strong and Saoirse Ronan in the SNL sketch
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

It was 'outrageous'. It was 'disgusting'. It was 'racism'.

More importantly, it wasn't very funny.

When Saoirse Ronan took to the stage in 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York last Saturday night, she reminded us just how quickly public perception can change.

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