|Culzie||Date: Monday, 2017-10-09, 8:49 PM | Message # 1|
|The one euro stamp was issued on October 5 and bears a famous image of Guevara who has ancestral links to Ireland. The first day cover includes a quote from his father Ernesto Guevara Lynch which reads: “In my son’s veins flowed the blood of the Irish rebels.” |
Its issue prompted a Cuban-American radio host Ninoska Perez Castellon to call RTE’s Morning Ireland programme to ask the Irish postal service to explain its decision to “celebrate a man who slaughtered so many people”.
Historian and author Ruth Dudly Edwards appeared on Monday’s BBC NI Talkback programme where she was very critical of the new stamp. She said: “[The stamp] appears to be honouring a violent revolutionary. “This is not at all good for the Irish brand. They appear to be aligning themselves with someone who executed people for fun.”
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Ulster Protestants consider themselves to be a separate nation. This nation they call Ulster