Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Easter 1916 – How Irish America and Ireland saw it very differently

“The differing reactions to the Easter 1916 Rising in Irish America and Ireland can be gauged by the editorials in the two most popular Irish papers in their respective countries.

Not for the first time, including the recent peace process, Irish Americans saw something from far away where those too close to it could not see or understand.”

http://www.irishcentral.com/opinion/niallodowd/Easter-1916-How-Irish-America–Ireland-differently.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20IC%20-%20Jan%205&utm_term=The%20Best%20of%20IrishCentral

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