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AN INSPIRING VISITOR

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22 Jun 2012 Comments Off on AN INSPIRING VISITOR

The visit to Ireland this week of Burmese pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi was an important and inspiring occasion. For one thing, it was a timely prompt to place our own fiscal and economic difficulties into a degree of perspective. Her presence invited the realisation that, as much as our national problems are a very real source of pain for many and extremely pre-occupying to the occasional occlusion of a global perspective, we enjoy freedoms to complain, argue and protest for change that are not universally enjoyed ...