A Remarkable People.
The weeks end saw the end of a pretty epic week for Ireland. Lots of things which the Irish do very well came to the forefront, welcomes, ceremonies, singing, making stout, horses, English markets and of course that other national treasure Oliva O’ Leary. Amid all of that we lost another national treasure who left behind firstly a wonderful family and a lifetime of service to the country he...
A Lifetime of Service with Higer Standards.
Like so many things we don’t realize what we have till it is gone, Ireland as she morns Dr Garrett FitzGerald must be feeling this way today. A giant has left her shores, a political giant, an economic giant and an intellectual giant. A man who few could or indeed none have a bad word to say about. No easy feat for a politician. Garrett FitzGerald will be forever remembered as a man who...
The Queen, Ireland and Growing up.
So the Queen of England arrived in the Republic of Ireland today, good for her I hope she enjoys it and she see’s Ireland and the Irish at their very best. As an Irish person I want the best for the little Island that has already given the world so much. However we do have issues with the Crown and now is the time to get over them, grow up and as a great patriot once said “Take our...