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Great Irish speeches, [compiled by] Richard Aldous ; foreword by Colm Tóibín

Label
Great Irish speeches
Title
Great Irish speeches
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Richard Aldous ; foreword by Colm Tóibín
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKM
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Aldous, Richard
Dewey number
  • 082.09415
  • 825.008
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DA913.A36
Literary form
non fiction
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Aldous, Richard
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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., English
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Political science
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., English
  • Ireland
Label
Great Irish speeches, [compiled by] Richard Aldous ; foreword by Colm Tóibín
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
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)
Control code
ocn141383264
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9781847241955
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Great Irish speeches, [compiled by] Richard Aldous ; foreword by Colm Tóibín
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
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)
Control code
ocn141383264
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9781847241955
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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