Irish Independent coverage

This Government ‘can learn from John A Costello’s lesson’

Coverage of the commemoration in the Irish Independent, 20 June 2016:

At a commemoration service ahead of Costello’s 125th birthday, [David] McCullagh paid tribute to the modest leader.

“If he had known that he would be described as extraordinary, he would have been astounded – and probably horrified!” McCullagh said. “Because one of the extraordinary things about Jack Costello was his modesty. He had a complete lack of ego, of self-importance, of self-regard.”

McCullagh added that these were traits “not particularly common among politicians”.

Read the article in full here.

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The John A. Costello commemoration on 19 June 2016 was organised by Barry Ward, and was kindly sponsored by the Bar Council of Ireland and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

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