SPEECH BY BRID RODGERS TO MCCLUSKEY SUMMER SCHOOL 23 AUGUST 2008 CARLINGFORD

Coming to live in Northern Ireland in 1960 was for me a culture shock. My first experience of democracy Northern Ireland style was when I went to vote.  The choice was between abstentionist republican, labour and Ulster unionist.  Seeing abstentionism as a wasted vote I had decided to vote labour.  On presenting my voting card … Read more