ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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September 6, 1975 the creativity of George Bernard Shaw and William Butler Years on the one hand and of Eamon de Valera on the other. The Irish Free State was bom, and is today's Ireland, but, witness the gory happenings of the past five years, the Irish problem is yet to be properly solved. The British delivered their standard coup de grace; they divided Ireland and have con tinned to rule a part of it. A tired de Valera acquiesced in the arrangement, and became Prime Minister, and subsequently President, of the new country. The fearsome nationalist revolutionary was converted into an impeccable statesman. His is not the only instance in history. This is how one attains anonymity.

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