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By John Bruton
Recently I visited the battlefields of the Somme in Northern France. In doing so, I was fulfilling a long-held wish.
Last year, I was at the launch of “Meath War Dead,” a book by Noel French, which contains a series of short biographies of the hundreds of natives of my home county of Meath who died in the First World War. They came from every walk of life. Virtually every “Big Hou…
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