Eyeless in Gaza, the world needs to say: ‘End the carnage’

Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart. O when it may suffice? That was William Butler Yeats, the great Irish poet, in Easter 1916 talking about the heroic sacrifice made by the 16 Republicans executed in the Easter Rising. The centuries-long hatred and stone-heartedness built up between Catholics and Protestants seemed … Continue reading Eyeless in Gaza, the world needs to say: ‘End the carnage’