THE IRISH QUESTION

Gerry and Martin-
What an absurdity!
Moral justification for the existence of two Irish States?

An affront to the Irish for the majority desire unity.
True democracy denied by others supporting a status quo.
The latter arising from invading foreigners
Giving rise to sectarian action
Culminating in a so-called ‘Covenant’
Supported by anti-democratic and sectarian force.

Based upon imperial blue-printing to use religious differences
For the sole purpose of opposing the right of a nation
To its own national self-determination.

Come,on,now- is it the money,or power,or what? Oh! it is very
Sad that you have hoodwinked so many genuine people!!!
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Liam Ó Comáin

An Irish poet now living in Derry City but originally from Limavady in County Derry in the north of the Island. more…

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