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Maybe its time to stop harping around?


 

 

James Connolly

 1899

After Ireland is free, says the patriot who wont touch socialism, we will protect all classes, and if you won’t pay your rent, you will be evicted same as now. But the evicting party… will wear green uniforms and the harp without the Crown… Now isn’t that worth fighting for? –

( Dudley Edwards, Ruth, James Connolly, Gill & Macmillian, 1981, p.31.)

 

 

 

Henry VIII, Second harp issue as king of Ireland, 1541-1542.
Some rights reserved: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. hppt://www.engcoins.com

 

 

Maybe its time to stop harping around?

Just because we take away the term “King” doesn’t mean we’ve solved the problem of oppression.

 

 

Irish_Eviction

 

 Not ancient history, just history repeating itself:

 

Luke Byrne – 07 March 2013

A terminally ill woman, who was subjected to a failed eviction attempt, will leave her home if emergency accommodation can be secured……

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ugly-scenes-as-eviction-of-dying-woman-abandoned-in-clontarf-29114649.html

Just saying!

 

 

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