Wednesday 17 January 2018

Letters: Reclaiming the spirit of republicanism

Eamon de Valera speaking in exile in the United States, circa 1919.
Eamon de Valera speaking in exile in the United States, circa 1919.

* Something happened to Irish republicanism.

As a term, it became sullied by the deeds of a few.

The broad history of Irish republicanism started to become lost in a mist of pedantic revisionism. Marginal points became major. Core points were lost.

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