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Comment #4915941 by James Stratford

James Stratford Mar 25th 2016, 6:18 PM #

That ‘English War’ some self righteous commentators speak of here was a European War. The horrors of that war were visited upon the whole of Europe during those years, the grief felt and the lessons of that war learned (and not learned) across Europe. The ‘pr*ck’ and ‘gombeen’ spoken of here may not be suitable for the 1916 narrative but you cannot dismiss out of hand Ireland’s incredibly brave souls who fought hard and selflessly for European freedom, like they were simply led like sheep by some Anglophilic traitor.

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    Mar 25th 2016, 7:40 PM

    European freedom, what freedom was that now???? Do you honestly think that the war was about European freedom, if so you seriously need to read some history as that statement shows you’re completely out of your depth discussing this subject.

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    Mar 25th 2016, 8:54 PM

    The freedom to not be invaded by Germany once a generation

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