Kiernan, Dr. Thomas Joseph
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Some introductory remarks on the concept of a racial mind. Expressions of the mind of a people and how they may be discerned in a variety of manifestations: in music and song; in literature and drama; in painting and sculpture; in the whole of the activities of life. An examination of these aspects of an Irish mind. A look at Irish music; the narrative poetry of the old Irish songs; the Irish ballad; radio; dramatic art; poetry; writing; humour; science; industry; relations outside of Ireland. Some negative aspects which have received recent publicity: the censorship of publications position. The Irish system of censorship and misconceptions about it. The freedoms of Ireland. The mind of Ireland in no strange atmosphere in Canada.