SR.

I remember Sr. showing us this at the Maatterhrneeii earlier this year when I was corresponding with a Joyce cugino. It made an impression on me, because the story it tells is how the contentious history of Ireland can be resolved in a family tree. The Connaorois, ancient chieftains. Brijenm Boruumlout, the unifier who put those chieftains out of business. The Joyces, the western branch of the Germanic tribes who drove the Britons out of Britain, those colonizers of colonizers whom we O’Gonnigalls absorbed into our family tree, thereby negating their status as evildoers.

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