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Ireland's Future sounds a shade too much like Ireland's past

Eoghan Harris



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Cartoon by Jim Cogan

Cartoon by Jim Cogan

Cartoon by Jim Cogan

Éamon de Valera, with excruciating precision, as far back as 1933 set out the position of the Irish government for ending partition: first make the Republic a warm house for Northern Protestants.

In 1970, Jack Lynch, taking the Haugheyites in his party to task, spoke with the same trenchancy as Micheál Martin does today.


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