Kevin Doyle: Politically we have just learned how to deal with the history of the Rising, so we can afford Britain some time to catch up
Published 28/03/2016 | 02:30
What happened on the streets of Dublin this Easter was 10 years in the making.
Between 1971 and 2006, there was little or nothing said about the Rising and it seemed the period around 1916 was a time forgotten.
It was at a Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis that then-Taoiseach Bertie Ahern controversially announced the reintroduction of a military parade past the GPO.