Ó Cuiv needs to realise it's not 1922 any more

If Éamon Ó Cuív is to truly start a political revolution, he needs to comprehend the new reality facing Ireland, writes Tom McGurk.

4th March, 2012
Ó Cuiv needs to realise it's not 1922 any more
The Fianna Fáil Éamon Ó Cuív's grandfather founded has gone for ever.

In February 1974, Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who refused to surrender after World War II, was finally located deep in a Philippines jungle by a Japanese college drop-out. Norio Suzuki had been travelling the world searching, in the following order, for: "Hiroo Onoda, a panda and the abominable snowman."

When Hiroo was finally found - 29 years after the war had ended - he still had his Arisaka Type 99 rifle (in working order), 500...

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