Cosgrave death ends a link with birth of State

Inside Politics: Death of former leader is always a signal moment in country’s development

Former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, who has died at 97. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, who has died at 97. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

News of the death of the former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave broke last night, and this morning’s paper are full of tributes and assessments of the man and his career.

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