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Bully bigots of Eden Heaslip who remind us of a shameful legacy

Frank Coughlan


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Eamon de Valera (left) and TD Martin Corry (right) in Cobh, Co Cork in 1955

Eamon de Valera (left) and TD Martin Corry (right) in Cobh, Co Cork in 1955

Eamon de Valera (left) and TD Martin Corry (right) in Cobh, Co Cork in 1955

Eden Heaslip was just 18 when he took his own life a month ago. Even in a breathless news cycle full of tragedy and heartache, it would be hard to read about the death of this Cavan teenager and not be touched. Or horrified.

The pictures accompanying the story showed a handsome, smiley young man. You wouldn’t think he had a care in the world. In truth, his life was falling apart.


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