Saturday 25 February 2017

In loving memory of Fianna Fail

FOUR score and more years ago, Eamon de Valera brought forth in this country a new party, dedicated to the pursuit of right living, to the belief in frugal comforts, sturdy children, sounds of industry, the firesides bereft of serene old age -- no nation so conceived could long endure.

So the bankers and developers came.

All believed in the same leverage, intoned the same mantras, worshipped in the same tent, but a nation so conceived could not long endure. And then the recession came.

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