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Great Irish speeches

Author: Richard Aldous
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the political oratories of Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera to emotive addresses by the nation's celebrated poets, writers and musicians, this work is an anthology of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Aldous
ISBN: 9781847241955 1847241956
OCLC Number: 141383264
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: Spirit of Swift! Spirit of Molyneux / Henry Grattan (16 Apr. 1782) --
Whatever be the sentence of the court, I am prepared for it / Theobald Wolfe Tone (10 Nov. 1798) --
I am sickened with this rant of Irish dignity and independence / John FitzGibbon, Earl of Clare (10 Feb. 1800) --
Then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written / Robert Emmett (19 Sept. 1803) --
Hold, I have seen the aliens do their duty! / Richard Lalor Sheil (23 Feb. 1837) --
Be obedient to me, and Ireland shall be free / Daniel O'Connell (1 Oct. 1843) --
Gentlemen, you have a country! / Thomas Davis (17 June 1839) --
Eternity is not long enough, nor is hell not hot enough / David Moriarty (17 Feb. 1867) --
No man has the right to fix the boundary of the march of a nation / Charles Stewart Parnell (21 Jan. 1885) --
The Land League repels the accusation, and counter-charges landlordism / Michael Davitt (29 Oct. 1889) --
Parnell, by his public misconduct, has utterly disqualified himself / the Catholic hierarchy (3 July 1891) --
His heart still yearned toward the people of Ireland / John Dillon (20 May 1898) --
If they want war, then war they will have / James Larkin (4 Oct. 1913) --
Ulster is asking to be let alone / Edward Carson (11 Feb. 1914) --
The interests of Ireland are at stake in this war / John Redmond (20 Sept. 1914) --
The fools, the fools! They have left us our Fenian dead / Patrick Pearse (1 Aug. 1915) --
Let us in God's name abide by the decision / Michael Collins (19 Dec. 1921) --
The grossest act of betrayal that Ireland ever endured / Mary MacSwiney (7 Jan. 1922) --
We are no petty people / William Butler Yeats (11 June 1925) --
The Blueshirts will be victorious in the Irish Free State / John A. Costello (28 Feb. 1934) --
We are a Protestant parliament and a Protestant state / Sir James Craig (24 Apr. 1934) --
That Ireland which we dreamed of / Éamon de Valera (17 Mar. 1943) --
The abuse of a people who have done him no wrong / Éamon de Valera (16 May 1945) --
The honesty of my motives will be attacked by able men / Noël Browne --
100,000 jobs / Seán Lemass (11 Oct. 1955) --
No one is likely to dispute the existence or the gravity of these dangers / Frank Aiken (17 Oct. 1958) --
Ireland's hour has come / John F. Kennedy (28 June 1963) --
The seventies will be socialist / Brendan Corish (13 Oct. 1967) --
Ulster stands at the crossroads / Terence O'Neill (9 Dec. 1968) --
There is no place in society for us / Bernadette Devlin (22 Apr. 1969) --
The Irish government can no longer stand by / Jack Lynch (13 Aug. 1969) --
Mongrel foxes / Liam Cosgrave (21 May 1972) --
We are living away beyond our means / Charles J. Haughey (9 Jan. 1980) --
People of Galway, we love you! / Joe Connolly (7 Sept. 1980) --
Sit down and negotiate our future with us / John Hume (16 Nov. 1981) --
I stand by the Republic / Des O'Malley (20 Feb. 1985) --
People are entitled to a mature discussion / Garret FitzGerald (16 May 1986) --
I will not play that game / Alan Dukes (2 Sept. 1987) --
Come dance with me in Ireland / Mary Robinson (3 Dec. 1990) --
A necessary development of human rights / Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (23 June 1993) --
The Ireland I now inhabit / Séamus Heaney --
A cold house for Catholics / David Trimble (10 Dec. 1998) --
Closer to Boston than Berlin / Mary Harney (21 July 2000) --
Ansbacher man / Joe Higgins (11 July 2002) --
I will introduce a prohibition on smoking / Mícheál Martin (30 Jan. 2003) --
Now there is an alternative / Gerry Adams (6 Apr. 2005) --
Their deaths rise far above the clamour / Mary McAleese (27 Jan. 2006) --
Ireland needs to cherish its roots / Bertie Ahern (26 Feb. 2007) --
Northern Ireland has come to a time of peace / Ian Paisley (8 May 2007) --
This is what Ireland can give to the world / Bertie Ahern (15 May 2007).
Responsibility: [compiled by] Richard Aldous ; foreword by Colm Tóibín.

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