LONDON, U.K.—On April 24, the Taoiseach (prime minister) of the Republic of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom, both showed up in Belfast in Northern Ireland for the funeral of a young woman named Lyra McKee. So did the president of the Republic, Michael Higgins and U.K. opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. It’s quite possible that none of them had even heard of her a week ago.
Enter your email address to
register a free account.