We say in Ireland that humor is the last resort of the oppressed, and oppressed is what we Irish are right now, both economically, and spiritually.
Part of the reason for our St Patrick's Day gloom is undoubtedly because we have not had an Anglo-Irish-
Sooner or later our luck is bound to change.
Liam Neeson did it with Michael Collins; My Left Foot was a roaring success; The Wind that Shakes the Barley came close.
Who dares to charm the box-office with Officer Huckleberry and his colleagues in "Foley Huck"?