Staying on the subject of the 90th anniversary commemoration, the great and the good (as well as the bad and the ugly) of Irish politics was there on the day in the very room where the first Dail held its first meeting.
As one TD commented to this column on his way in – “The last time we were here, we were trying to get away from the British Empire. This time we might want to get back into the British Empire”.
“Ah, come on, what’s Star backwards?”
8 years ago