Where do we find hope these days? Over the last twenty years, we have concentrated most of our hopes on material wealth and job security, enjoying the benefits of the Celtic Tiger. Now that we are faced with major cut backs and job losses, material wealth seems much harder to achieve. So what’s left to hope for? Miriam Gormally spoke with John Waters, journalist and author about how we might find hope in these times. She began by asking him about the changes seen in Ireland during the Celtic Tiger era.