If it is true that Ireland is to finally recognise a Palestinian state this is great news. In Ireland it is known the true horror of being oppressed and occupied. The overwhelming majority of people across the world would support this, but we know how governments ignore their people. Ireland will be in the moral majority, taking a stand against oppression once again. Tiocfaidh ár lá, Free Palestine.
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