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We need new heroes not only those from past

As I was learning to drive, many years ago, I passed a group of girls. Naturally I looked in the rear view mirror to see if they had noticed me, macho man, driving a car, which led my instructor to snap: “Stop looking back, you’re going this way.”

It took me many years to realise that not alone was this good advice for driving, it was also very good advice for life!

So, instead of commemorating Michael Collins why don’t we just forget him and move forward?

Brendan Casserly

Benvoirlich Estate




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