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Interview: Prof Nicholas Canny, NUIG, and President, Royal Irish Academy

9 November 2009

Interview date: 1 September 2009

cannyWhat book do you wish you had written?
J.H. Elliott, The Old World and the New (Cambridge a long time ago) – initially given as the Wiles Lectures in QUB.

What would you do if you were not a historian?
Make lots of money in business.

When was the last time you looked at wikipedia?
I have never looked at Wikipedia.

What event had the greatest impact on history in Ireland?
If by History you mean the writing of History I would say Read More