Friday 23 February 2018

Rising revising

• Obviously Adam O hAodh, in his letter (Republic rose from 1916 ashes, May 19) missed a clause in my letter of May 15, relating to the point that we should "stop exalting terrorists -- and on the other side war generals".

The latter refers clearly to the generals of the Great War. Bearing this in mind, he can hardly accuse me of a "lack of balance".

His perspective on Fenian nationalism is based on the usual pseudo-intellectualism one always associates with apologists for 1916.

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