Deaglán de Bréadún: History moves on, and republican objectives are now closer

A hundred years ago last week, the Irish Civil War began when Michael Collins ordered an artillery bombardment of the Four Courts in Dublin, which had been occupied by anti-Treaty forces.
MAKING my way home from downtown Dublin of an evening, I frequently stop on the Upper Rathmines Road to get a few groceries as well as a newspaper or magazine (nothing like holding the print edition i[...]

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