The sight of our Defence Forces marching past the GPO on Easter Sunday was wonderful because it celebrated, above all else, Ireland’s part in international UN missions since 1955.
It is a shame that Declan Power’s article, The March To Maturity (16/4/06), was spoiled by his mentioning Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s article which appeared in the Observer on April 9.
Entitled The Evil Legacy of 1916, the article was simplistic, patronising and intemperate and,...
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