Doing Justice to our 1916 Patriots

David Quinn, the prominent Catholic commentator, in his column in the Irish…

Richard Greene served as a public representative on Dublin County Council and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. He campaigned over many years for innocent people jailed during the Northern Ireland conflict and founded with others the Irish National Congress in the late Eighties in order to encourage the various IRA factions to engage politically with the Northern problem. He is a longtime member of the 1916-1921 Club whose mission is to honour all the men and women who fought for Irish freedom regardless of what side they took in the Civil War.

In Passing: Reflections on a long revolution. Part two: Be careful about what you celebrate

Ernie O’Malley was one of the more disillusioned members of the revolutionary…

Michael Kirke is a freelance writer, a regular contributor to Position Papers, and a widely read blogger at Garvan Hill (www.garvan.wordpress.com). His views can be responded to at mjgkirke@gmail.com.

In Passing: Reflections on a long revolution.
Part one: A commemoration nurtured in bad history?

There is something of the tragic about Ireland and her story. But…

Michael Kirke is a freelance writer, a regular contributor to Position Papers, and a widely read blogger at Garvan Hill (www.garvan.wordpress.com). His views can be responded to at mjgkirke@gmail.com.