Despite the title of this article, I find it hard to listen to someone telling me to take heart myself at the moment but I’ve just been sent something beautiful by an Irish friend.
“No man has the right to fix a boundary to the march of a nation. No man can say ‘thus far shalt thou go, and no further’. We have never sought to set the ne plus ultra of our nationhood, nor shall we ever”
– Charles Stewart Parnell
A generation later we were a republic.