The Ancient Order of Hibernians, founded in 1836 to combat bigotry against the Irish, state removal of Col. John Fitzgerald’s name on St. Patrick’s Day by City Council of Alexandria, Virginia, sparked action.
I share his views but more importantly have been allowed to share his words. This is a fabulous explanation of what has gone wrong in Ireland today and with our friends across the pond. He takes his lead from Franklin D Roosevelt and the New Deal.
Small Irish villages really ought to inspire more good murders. Think of it, in most of them all of the basic elements of gripping crime fiction are already all in place: spite, envy, malice, corruption, concupiscence and unmitigated greed.