Ireland Continues to Remember 1916 and Continues to Betray It (With Some Canadian Help)

O'Brien, Aidan
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/09/ireland-continues-to-remember-1916-and-continues-to-betray-it-with-some-canadian-help/

Publisher:  Counter Punch
Date Written:  09/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19531

Do you remember Ireland’s 1916 commemorations in late March? Do you remember the spectacle? Do you remember all those fighting words and strong images of national independence and national justice? The attention of the world was on Dublin for a few days and Dublin played the part of the rebel city. Well it was all a bit too real and too popular. And for that reason it had to be officially repressed as soon as possible.

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