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Queen's Visit to Ireland a Sign of Generational Shift


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- 2961 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
A generation ago, it would have been an almost unthinkably dangerous provocation. The Queen of Britain stepped off an airplane in Dublin and began the first state visit since Ireland first declared independence in 1916, dressed in symbolically loaded gree



   

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David C (75)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 6:44 am
interesting story and glad to know there are places that seem to act maturely, understand the past can't be undone and are willing to work through the future.
 

Terry King (113)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 7:18 am
This is an unbelievable provocation! I can't imagine any good coming from this "visit"!
 

. (0)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 11:03 am
This "visit" is just political...Noted, thank you Cal.
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 1:46 pm
Coooool!!! and noted Cal :-)
 

. (0)
Wednesday May 18, 2011, 5:26 am
noted with thanks
 

John Y (67)
Wednesday May 18, 2011, 7:07 am
Thanks.
 

Sonny Honrado (5)
Wednesday May 18, 2011, 10:43 pm
The Queen is cool and brave.
 
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