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Comment #2767612 by johngahan

johngahan Aug 7th 2014, 12:25 PM #

Irish history has been airbrushed according to a political agenda by multiple groups wanting to cast themselves as the ‘true patriots’ – not surprising, the same happens in many other countries. In some the history of the World Wars being massively censored and airbrushed to suit a nationalistic bias. The victor always re-writes the narrative and the population drink it in from childhood in ‘government approved’ history books.
Publish a different perspective and you’ll be lambasted as a crank or revisionist.

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Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?

Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?

Every History teacher in the country can attest to hearing the Dreaded Question at least once a year: “What’s the point in learning about this?”

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