Wednesday 7 December 2016

Our youth will be Ireland's main export

Published 23/01/2010 | 05:00

I AM struck by the sheer power of the song line: "Another bloody flight of earls, our best asset is our best export too".

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It perfectly sums up the situation faced by the young people of Ireland today.

On Thursday, my brother, who is a graduate of the now-dissolved NUI (Maynooth), a man with a HDip in primary education and an MSc in environmental planning from Queen's University, Belfast, made the passage that has been followed by our forefathers since 1607.

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