https://www.theguardian.com/politics/bl ... itics-liveIreland’s Twitterverse is roasting Tory MEP Daniel Hannan for bungling Irish history in a Telegraph article and then refusing to admit his mistake.
In citing Ireland as an example of baleful EU influence, the Brexiteer wrote that Fianna Fáil won every Irish election between 1932 and 2008.
The party in fact lost six times. When challenged about this and other points this week Hannan doubled down in a tweet.
“I managed a Double First in Modern History from Oxford. One of the things I was taught is that historians necessarily have different takes on the same events. Please try to accept that yours is not the only interpretation.”
British MEP 'trending' over Irish history claims
https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/03 ... h-history/Mr Hannan did not respond to requests for comment.
#HannanIrishHistory Fine Gael supported the DUP calling for Ireland to rejoin the British Commonwealth under the British monarch.
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