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Bad memories

I joined our village’s Remembrance Sunday parade and service this morning. Though I have an instinctive uneasiness about people in uniform marching through my community – a hangover from growing up in Northern Ireland – this is one of the few such occasions of which I am proud for my family to be a part.

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Francis Sheehy-Skeffington

In celebration of the life of Irish pacificist, feminist, martyr?

Francis Sheehy-Skeffington

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