Wednesday 18 January 2017

Some modern Republicans are an insult to 1916 Rising heroes

Published 15/01/2016 | 02:30

A 1916 hero: Padraig Pearse
A 1916 hero: Padraig Pearse

A century ago, great men such as James Connolly, Pádraig Pearse and many others fought and died for Ireland.

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These exceptional leaders would turn in their graves if they knew the kind of Republicans that are around today.

Let's start with Pearse McAuley, who killed a garda and, in more recent times, attacked his partner in Co Cavan.

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