Real heroes for all the people

Irrespective of changes in intellectual sentiment, the public has always been consistent in appreciating the actions and sacrifices of those who fought at Easter 1916 and in the War of Independence.

15th April, 2006

Irrespective of changes in intellectual sentiment, the public has always been consistent in appreciating the actions and sacrifices of those who fought at Easter 1916 and in the War of Independence.

Members of the families of the signatories of the Proclamation of the Republic, in particular, are frequently reminded of this when they see the reaction of people who make the connection for the first time.

The last few weeks have brought this out more than...

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