The Irish are well suited to our modern times, with more than four million of them living here.
They are well adapted to the modern world.
They have an appetite for travel and adventure, and their values are highly modern.
But for all this, it has been hard to understand why the Irish feel like a minority.
It is a sentiment that has taken root in our own country, where our national identity has been shaped by the experience of the past century.
The Irish have been in the spotlight as the victims of Brexit, the rise of populism in the US, the refugee crisis, and the refugee crises in Syria and India.
They also have a long history of exclusion and marginalisation in our society.
They may be the most economically privileged people in Europe but the Irish have struggled with discrimination, discrimination based on their ethnicity and a lack of opportunities.
There are few Irish people in the English speaking world who speak English.
It has been a challenge for Irish language speakers in Ireland to be heard, to be seen, to take pride in their culture, and to make a contribution to the public sphere.
The political and cultural landscape has changed dramatically.
We have moved away from the colonial legacy of our forefathers.
The Irish community is much more international, and more multicultural, and our language is a major part of our identity.
And our values have always been a part of the fabric of our society, with a strong emphasis on tolerance, humanism, and social justice.
As we have moved towards the 21st century, our history has been made up of battles over power, culture and religion.
It was a period of great conflict and upheaval, with many of our communities feeling under siege.
In the 20th century, Irish nationalism was shaped by two great movements.
The first was the rise in nationalism and nationalism of the Irish Workers Movement in the 1920s, which had a great impact on the development of the Republic of Ireland and the wider Irish society.
The second was the National Front in the 1930s and 1940s, with which Irish nationalism came to an end.
The party was founded by British soldiers and became the largest party in the Republic.
In those days, it was the main nationalist force in Ireland, and it was not only the Nationalists who were fighting for the republic.
It had many other opponents as well, and this meant that the nationalists had to defend themselves.
The main concern was not with the state of Ireland as a whole, but with the country as a group.
The Nationalists believed that a nation that had been defined by the British Empire was a nation divided by the English-speaking world.
The nationalist movements were also a major force in shaping the social and cultural life of the country.
These movements included social, political and economic issues.
The social and political movements of the early 20th and early 21st centuries have been shaped in Ireland by the legacy of the 19th century and the Great Depression, but also by the political movements in the United States during the 1930-40s and the anti-establishment movement of the 1960s.
The history of the nationalist movement in Ireland is largely defined by two events, the Rising in 1916 and the Easter Rising in 1972.
The Rising in August 1916, led by the Irish Volunteers, was a revolt against the British Government in Dublin.
The uprising was suppressed by the government, but a large part of its membership was eventually imprisoned.
The rebellion was sparked by the arrest of two British soldiers who were suspected of spying for the British, and was led by William Morris.
The rebellion sparked a massive uprising, which was led, in part, by a group of Irishmen who came to the US and joined a campaign of sabotage and rioting against the government.
In this context, the Irish-American community in Ireland felt a sense of betrayal.
We had fought against a foreign power and a repressive government, and we had been left behind by a government that was responsible for our oppression.
The rising was also a moment of immense social and economic change in the country, with the Irish population increasing from around 40,000 in 1916 to over 500,000 by 1919.
This was a moment when Ireland was in the process of being absorbed into the British Commonwealth.
The Easter Rising, however, was much more complex.
This uprising was not fought for independence from Britain, but rather, the liberation of Irish people from British oppression.
In both of these movements, the main focus of protest was against British rule in Ireland.
The Easter Rising took place during the height of the First World War.
The British Government had a clear intention to destroy the Irish nation, and had been successful in doing so by killing millions of people.
But the Rising was more about freedom and independence.
This was the year that the British Parliament passed the Act of Union, which gave the Irish people the right to self-determination.
The Act of Independence, which is the foundation of our nation today, was signed in 1922