Monday 23 January 2017

Nation honours men, women and children of all persuasions in commemorations

Published 28/03/2016 | 02:30

Huge crowds watch as marching bands proceed down O’Connell Street. Photo: Conor McCabe
Huge crowds watch as marching bands proceed down O’Connell Street. Photo: Conor McCabe

A democracy is always and must always be a work in progress...

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It's not clear whether President Michael D Higgins wrote these words for his speech for the State event for relatives of those who participated in the Easter Rising before or after the general election.

Our democracy is certainly a work in progress at present, with talks ongoing on the formation of a new government.

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