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About Charles Lysaght

Charles Lysaght is an Irish lawyer, biographer,and occasional columnist. He is the foremost writer of obituaries in Ireland and has written and edited several books including "Great Irish Lives" (Harper Collins, 2016)

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How Britain failed to moderate Irish nationalism – and the lessons for today

British politicians need to be careful not to again fracture the trust of moderate Irish politicians – as the story of nationalist leader John Redmond, who died a hundred years ago today, makes clear.

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