Monday, June 1, 2015
"When it comes to the care and welfare of children on this island, official institutions were generally very good with fine words and worthy sentiments but often criminally negligent in their realisation in the real lives of real children. The Proclamation of the Provisional Government of the Irish Republic read out at the GPO in Dublin to mark the beginning of the 1916 Easter Rising famously declares that the ‘The Republic . . . declares its resolve to pursue the happiness and prosperity of the whole nation . . cherishing all of the children of the nation equally.’ "? - See more at: http://paddoconnell.blogspot.ie?