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Parading in Lourdes

THE recent trip to Lourdes by 500 members of the Defence Forces, plus President McAleese, for a Catholic celebration passed with little comment.

I wonder would there be a similar silence if they had gone to Mecca.

Incidentally, who paid for this bash?

Peadar Ó Laoire

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