Letters to the Editor

15th November, 2015

Next year we are to commemorate the 1916 rising. Opinion is divided as to whether it has been good for us or not. Its violence, without a democratic mandate, has left a legacy ranging from fanatical patriotism to murderous thuggery. Based on the experiences of previous milestone commemorations, the celebrations may inflame feelings North and South and lead to more violence.

Why not use the funds allocated in a very different manner? No parades, no special...

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