Saturday 3 December 2016

The way of life outside of our cities is well worth protecting

Published 10/05/2016 | 02:30

Former Secretary General of the Department of Finance John Moran. Photo: Collins Dublin, Gareth Chaney
Former Secretary General of the Department of Finance John Moran. Photo: Collins Dublin, Gareth Chaney

I noted the comments of John Moran, the former Secretary General of the Department of Finance, and the thought occurred to me that here is someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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In this year, the centenary of the 1916 Rising, what happened to "cherishing all the children of the nation equally"?

I believe Mr Moran grew up on a small farm in Co Limerick, and would have experienced the good quality of life in rural Ireland - the real Ireland.

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