Ireland’s greatest – James Connolly
“The day has passed for patching up the capitalist system; it must go.”- James ConnollyYou are unlikely to hear this quote being given when broadcaster Joe Duffy makes the case for James Connolly to be selected as the greatest Irish person in the RTE series. If you do you will probably be told that Connolly’s firm anti-capitalist socialist outlook may have been okay for his time but has little relevance in today’s world.