Aird againn ortsa.
When we mark significant anniversaries there can be a tendency to strain the facts to find relevance to the politics of today. In Ireland we are particularly bad at often failing to see the contemporary context of words and events – using history as a means of confirming narratives rather than to challenge them. However there are anniversaries which actually have a much greater relevance to today than we appreciate – and by any measure the centenary of 1918 and the events which it saw being set in motion is one of these moments. One hundred years ago marked a pivotal moment in national and international history which continues to have social, economic and political implications. In fact, there are signs that its importance is actually increasing in a number of disquieting ways. As John Horne discussed this morning, the end of the ‘War to end all wars’ was anything but clean. … [Read More...] about Speech of FF Leader, Micheál Martin TD at West Cork History Festival
Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Children and Youth Affairs, Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee has warned that the 7% increase in … [Read More...] about Changes to EECE Scheme mean little or nothing for parents facing higher childcare costs – Clifford-Lee
Fianna Fáil Agriculture Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue has expressed his disappointment with Minister Michael Creed who is not due to … [Read More...] about Minister fails to grasp urgency of fodder crisis – FF