Saturday, March 17, 2007

Irishmen and Irishwomen

IRISHMEN AND IRISHWOMEN: In the name of God and of the dead generations from which she receives her old tradition of nationhood, Ireland, through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for her freedom...

1916 Easter Proclamation

My (Irish and English) ancestors came to America long before 1916, but the words are still stirring.

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