TERRY PRONE: Calls to pull down ‘offensive’ statues should be met with stony silence

Ironically, Robert E. Lee would have been against sculptures of himself in full military gear, writes Terry Prone

The removal of Confederate statues in the American South is paralleled here by calls to rename streets that date to British colonialism

Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range of opinion writers

Not a member yet? Register here

More in this Section

Generations of ambitious young people were subject to predators

Tom Humphries’ writing cannot ameliorate what he did


Breaking Stories

Hard to understand what UK wants from Brexit, says Leo Varadkar

Four arrests, including ‘senior leadership figure’, after police searches target UDA

Retired Cork soldier pleads guilty to raping daughter and abusing another daughter

Ireland records second lowest Eurozone inflation in past year

Lifestyle

Remembering the dead: Poignant reason behind Cork’s Zombie Walk

Eight events around Ireland to check out for some frightful fun this Halloween

Massacre at mass on Scariff Island

Ask Audrey: 'It’s like I’m in a horror movie called Revenge of the Norries'

More From The Irish Examiner