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Irish stamp honours man who executed people for fun
CulzieDate: Monday, 2017-10-09, 8:49 PM | Message # 1
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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.”

Read more at: http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news....8188916

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news....8188916


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