The leaders of the United Irishmen Rebellion, but only one Catholic amongst them – Dr William James MacNevin, sitting centre with scroll in his hand; perhaps it was the statement he was required to make in exchange for his life.
In a sane world, there must be a limit to what a person would sacrifice for their country – witness the poll taken at a recent Ard Fheis when a poll was taken of committed Sinn Fein supporters on the subject of a United Ireland. Predictably, 96% of delegates were in favour of it but that dropped to a surprising 66% if they thought they had to pay for it viz, have a drop in their living standards, what with thecollapse of the Celtic Tiger
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