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Mon Apr 8, 2013, 06:33 PM

53. Ireland for the Irish

A few years ago by brother-in-law was working in the fields on their farm in Ireland and found his late father's pipe, a pipe that he had carved. He died a tragic death in the late 1930s leaving behind a large family and a widow.

Just when the family had thought they'd never find anything else about him, his pipe was found and on it he has carved these words, IRELAND FOR THE IRISH.

This man literally lived and died by those words. He was yet another true forgotten patriot almost. Forgotten by all except his ancestors.

I find it amazing they survived the brutality of the English for so many years. That is because they were true fighters and gave their lives for their families because they had no real choice other than succumb to their desires, the last intention they ever had.

Sad as hell no doubt and no, we never forget, never.

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