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A Sense of Purpose [Dubliner, 05/01]

This column was written six months before the strike on New York. It first appeared in The Dubliner in May 2001. Sometimes I think we need a war. Because we’re starting to fade away. We’re becoming bland. In centuries to come, how many school kids will choose to study the persona of the Irish citizen […]