Bruce Arnold introduced the new EU Ambassador to the US John Bruton and his opening speech to the Reform Movement’s conference at the Mansion House in Dublin. He draws on the nature of the EU’s apparent ability to transcend nationalisms, and suggests that Irish nationalism re-examine it’s pre-1916 character to re-cover the pluralism of the old IPP.
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