Manage episode 292636136 series 2711022
This week the long running campaign for truth and justice by the families of the 10 people killed by the Parachute Regiment in Ballymurphy during internment in August 1971 was vindicated with the judgement in the Inquest findings.
Standing Idly By. Again :
In December 2017 the then Taoiseach, Mr. Varadkar said: “To the nationalist people in Northern Ireland... You will never again be left behind by an Irish Government.”
That was warmly welcomed by most right thinking people at that time though some of us thought it was unlikely to be true. We were right to be cautious. Maybe Mr Varadkar meant what he said when he said it. But we need more than fine words, though they are important. We need political leaders to lead. That includes An Taoiseach. He - and so far they all have been hemales - needs to do his job