Cute. They weren't Irish oxen.
Funny, but I was in Soweto and Stanton, Jo'burg 16 June 2006, the 30th anniversary of the murder of Hector Pieterson in 1976 and the start of the Soweto riots.
Boycott against Apartheid started in Dublin by working class women in 1984. Of course, the middle class liberals came on board when it became trendy to be anti-Apartheid.
Seamus Heany @2.22. They used to hang poets in Zuid Afrika.
// and it was Bloomsday 16th June