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Easter Rising was not a ‘just war’

March 21, 2016 Culture, Orange opinion

Easter Rising was not a ‘just war’ – and it gave a false legitimacy to IRA Schools around the country held ceremonies this week to mark the 1916 Proclamation of Independence. In many cases this involved drafting proclamations of their own. To judge from some of these proclamations, the men and women of 1916 died […]

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Would the Southern Irish Lodges be better served by a separate Grand Orange Lodge?

January 26, 2015 Orange opinion

Today I am posing the question, should Southern Irish Lodges create a separate Grand Lodge? Having a Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland incorporating two distinct political and religious jurisdictions since partition has not worked. The Grand Orange lodge of Ireland in its present form does not take and has never taken any serious cognizance of […]

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