Are we right to honour John Mitchel?

Patsy McGarry: Irish patriot was staunch backer of slavery and the US Confederacy

John Mitchel: supported slavery and the confederate side in the American Civil War

John Mitchel: supported slavery and the confederate side in the American Civil War

It may not be the time to pose such a question, as Mayo head for their 11th All-Ireland senior football final since 1989 (including two replays), but should Castlebar Mitchels GAA club consider changing its name?

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