Wednesday 26 April 2017

It's time to close the circle of Irish history

Éamon de Valera after being elected Taoiseach
Éamon de Valera after being elected Taoiseach
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

I was a young man in 1966 when we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising - and I can't, for the life of me, figure out where the intervening 50 years have gone.

One thing I do know is that, in that epoch, we have come a long way - socially, religiously and politically.

Socially, we are more compassionate and open, and no longer hide our frailties and imperfections under the proverbial bushel.

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