Thursday 19 January 2017

Lise Hand: Island united in show of eloquent defiance

Published 07/04/2011 | 05:00

THEY came slowly over the crest of the road, the silence of their approach broken only by the solemn tolling of a lone church bell.

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In an unprecedented show of harmony, men and women of Ireland's 32 counties stepped over the sectarian divide.

They walked side-by-side, shoulder-to-shoulder, GAA jersey-to-PSNI uniform, red and green side by side.

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