Please answer TWO of these with a 3-4 page paper for each question. (6-8 pages total)

1. Provide TWO examples of how Irish interaction with outside influences or historical actors has demonstrated what historians call cultural hybridity.

2. Describe THREE ways in which the geography and environment of Ireland have influenced the island’s political and religious development.

3. Historians have sometimes argued that “England’s difficulty was Ireland’s opportunity.” From what we’ve learned so far, do you agree?