If Pearse Rose Up Today


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Jackie Healy-Bublé writes:

Here’s a little song and video I put together for the week that’s in it: If Pádraic Pearse rose up out of his grave today, what would he think of modern Ireland? And, more importantly, what would modern Ireland think of him?

12 thoughts on “If Pearse Rose Up Today

    1. Unreconstructed

      If you repeat a lie often enough, does that make it true? No evidence for this lie, in the slightest.

  1. rugbyfan

    what would he think of all the young tracksuited fellas walking around the city centre with one hand down their jocks and one eye looking for a bike to nick….

    1. RT

      He’d likely join Renua, while having a thing for Jack Chambers….

      Still can’t fathom why he’s held in higher regard than Grattan, O’Connell, Parnell, Redmond, Griffith, Collins or even the much neglected WT Cosgrave (of gravestone vandalism last week) in our pantheon of national figures

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