Friday 20 April 2018

Coveney needs a crash course on the real peace process

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Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Conor Cruise O'Brien was a prophet without honour in his own country and the fire which destroyed his former Howth home seemed symbolic of his current marginal status.

For me, however, he is still the greatest Irishman of my generation.

He correctly predicted that John Hume's pan-nationalist policy of using Dublin and London to pressurise unionists would end with the Sinn Fein/IRA wolf rampant inside the Irish Republic's fold.

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