Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral
Compare and contrast yesterday’s centenary celebration
with a contemporary view
expressed by the Irish Times in 2015
Thanks to https://treasonfelony.wordpress.com/2015/08/01/healthy-young-men-of-military-age-the-irish-times-on-odr/ which has provided a better image of the article.
Obviously this needs little explanation(it’s the Irish Times take on O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral from 1915). It’s worth reading for the sneering tone and the bit of bloodlust at the end as it eyes up all those potential cannon fodder who could be in the trenches at that very moment.