The Rising does not belong to one party, even mine
Celebrating the 1916 Rising should not be about the past, but the future
The centenary of the 1916 Rising can be an occasion of great importance, but only if we use it wisely.
The coming months provide us with the opportunity for reflection on our past and understanding of our present.
It would be a tragedy if we were to fritter away the year with vacuous homilies and superficial displays of supposed fidelity to the actors and ideals of the revolutionary generation. Nor should we shy away from casting...
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