Dublin Traffic Comes To Halt As City Remembers 'An Optimist And A Gentleman'
Long-time friend Harry Owens said he was a trade unionist and republican in a broad sense.
“The peace process filled him with pure joy and hope,” he said.
“We were mates, he was a very honest man, very scrupulous, he could be quiet for a long time but was always aware of what was happening.”
Julian Doyle said his father was a “smiling revolutionary” and that it was great to see everybody at the event. “He’s done his fight – maybe people will pick it up and make a better world,” he said.
You can go with pride. You are history. You are legend. You are the heroic example of the solidarity and the universality of democracy. - Dolores Ibarruri.