Thursday 22 February 2018

Our youth will be Ireland's main export

I AM struck by the sheer power of the song line: "Another bloody flight of earls, our best asset is our best export too".

It perfectly sums up the situation faced by the young people of Ireland today.

On Thursday, my brother, who is a graduate of the now-dissolved NUI (Maynooth), a man with a HDip in primary education and an MSc in environmental planning from Queen's University, Belfast, made the passage that has been followed by our forefathers since 1607.

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