Month: May 2016

Taking The British Gun Out Of Irish Politics

AN SIONNACH FIONN

For several hundred years the British, in one form or another, have been violently attempting to occupy and annex the island of Ireland or some part of it. In this they have largely failed. For several hundred years the Irish, in one form or another, have been violently resisting that attempted occupation and annexation. In this they have largely succeeded. Rational thought and analyses would suggest that the only proven method to end centuries of endemic warfare between the two neighbouring countries is for Britain to acknowledge its wrongdoing and bring its presence in Ireland to an end. If the British state is the primary cause of the conflict, then the primary solution to resolving the conflict lies in its removal. It might not be the immediate end of the violence but it would certainly be the beginning of the end. Yet we are told that the solution is actually to be found in…

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