Michael Cronin holds a Personal Chair in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University. His latest book is Translation goes to the Movies, published by Routledge.
Our society lives on a short fuse. The current economic turmoil and the cuts in arts funding demonstrate the lack of a long-term perspective. Michael Cronin asks how our society can escape the tyranny of the moment.
What is happening to the arts, music and culture on RTÉ, the national broadcaster?
Almost every public space is saturated by music, so what are we blocking out, asks Michael Cronin.