A bright day overshadowed by never-ending gloom

Maybe, in seven years' time, we will reflect on a bright moment on a dreary November day, when a new president offered a ray of joy and hope that illuminated our otherwise dark perspectives. That ray

13th November, 2011
Michael D Higgins: will have to get used to a grim reality. Photo: Barbara Lindberg

Maybe, in seven years' time, we will reflect on a bright moment on a dreary November day, when a new president offered a ray of joy and hope that illuminated our otherwise dark perspectives.

That ray of joy and hope spoke of solidarity, of a people who grasp the deep meaning of the proverb 'ní neart go cur le chéile'. It spoke about an inclusive citizenship where every citizen participates, and everyone is treated with...

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