Having said all that I am fast beginning to think that the way forward, as we know will not be a Welsh Nationalist way, nor, I fear a Welsh Republican way forward but more likly a WELSH SOCIALIST INTERNATIONAL way foward. as might have been recognised by James Connoly. Meanwhile the Socialist Dydd Dewi Debate continues >>>>St David's Day - COUNTER DEMO - Page 7 - urban75 forums Where's Niclas to defend his leader's St David's Day celebration on Wall ... of feeling "colonized"? even in Cardiff you hear people complaining at how a ...www.urban75.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=7147934 - 76k - Cached - Similar pages and for further discussion and debate see following link>>>"Wales/Cymru " - forum profile :: BoardReader Customize: Customize "RE: Cardiff 2008 Meet #1 - 16 February :: Wales/. RE: St David's Day - COUNTER DEMO. Started 1 week, 2 days ago (2008-02-13 12:51:00) ...boardreader.com/fp/urban75_forums_10140/Wales_Cymru_9634.html - 113k - Cached - Similar pages
You might be interested in the below, if you worried about ''Politicising'' Dydd Dewi Parade, DON'T BE!, the Irish were never bothered by such weaknesses, read on:
William Huggard, F.S.I.
House & Land Agent.
Commissioner for Oaths.
Telegraphic Address “Agents Tralee”
19th March 1919
Telephone No 95
Sir,I beg respectfully to bring to your notice, the fact, that on Saturday last, St Patrick's day, an army of young men, all or nearly all of Military age, most of them wearing Sinn Fein badges, and numbering 320, marched through the Streets of Tralee, headed by two bands, and at one or two points, cheering loudly for "Easter Week" of 1916. I presume you are aware that an extreme Anti-British spirit is growing rapidly amongst the lower and working classes, due in great measure to the belief amongst them, that the Government are afraid to deal with them, and due to the manner in which the Rebels were and are supported and represented in Parliament. As a humble member of the community, I beg to say that the Law-abiding and Loyal subjects, are living in daily fear of an outbreak of some kind, and many are surprised that in a time of War, when the Empire is threatened, an Army of men should be allowed to march "four deep" through the public Streets, and demonstrate their feelings by badges and cheers as they have done, and gathering in recruits for the Sinn Fein or Gaelic League forces, both of which are thoroughly Anti-British; and allow me to say without fear or contradiction from those who know the Country Districts, that the hatred of everything English, which was nourished under the late Regime in Ireland, is becoming more general and more pronounced every day; and I think the humblest member of the Community, as a loyal subject of His Majesty, has a right to expect the Government to deal with that which is a daily menace to the peace and well-being of His Majesty's subjects.I am,Sir.Your obedient Servant.(Sgd) Wm. HuggardThe Right Hon, The Chief Secretary.The Castle. Dublin.
Hussey, Denny & Huggard.