Why Does Ireland Have a Problem Preserving the Past?
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6.1 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY, History
An awareness of the past is crucial in order to have a critical outlook on the present and, indeed, the future. Buildings and archives are material forms of heritage that have endured and are physical gateways to the past, allowing us to gain more informed interpretations of our history. However, their survival is often vulnerable to man-made disruption and Ireland has demonstrated a shameful tradition of eradicating its tangible past.
Doyle, S. (2020). Why Does Ireland Have a Problem Preserving the Past? RTE Brainstorm, Updated / Tuesday, 3 Nov 2020 09:40.