How 'joyrider' trio ruined us
Published 22/08/2011 | 10:17
Beal na mBlath, where the death of Michael Collins inflicted a heartbreaking blow on the infant Irish State, was the perfect location for yesterday's speech by the founding president of the University of Limerick, Dr Ed Walsh.
At the time that Collins died, the State was fighting for its life.
It is not too much to say that at the present time we are fighting for our lives again.