Monday 23 April 2018

1916 treasures

• After watching the debate on the Moore Street motion, and hearing references to American historic sites and our historic preservation efforts, I had to write to encourage Ireland to preserve the important battleground of her nationhood -- Moore Street.

There is no more amazing feeling as an American than to enter Independence Hall in Philadelphia and see where brave men like Thomas Jefferson debated our independence.

I had that same feeling when I had the opportunity to tour the GPO garrison's last battlefield with a descendant of one of Ireland's martyrs.

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