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#Famous words

# famous-words - Friday 22 November, 2013

My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, Enda Kenny picks the former US president’s 1963 address to Leinster House as his favourite speech.

My favourite speech: Micheál Martin Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Micheál Martin

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, Micheál Martin picks the former US president’s 1962 address to students at Rice University in Texas.

# famous-words - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Martin McGuinness picks perhaps the most famous speech of all time.

# famous-words - Sunday 23 September, 2012

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, President Michael D Higgins picks an emotional address by Robert F Kennedy.

# famous-words - Saturday 22 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, a former dragon to the den chooses a speech from the women’s suffrage movement in the US.

# famous-words - Sunday 9 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Adi Roche picks the 1963 speech by Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

# famous-words - Saturday 8 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Paul Murphy MEP

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Paul Murphy MEP picks a speech by socialist Karl Liebknecht.

# famous-words - Sunday 2 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Leo Varadkar picks one of the most famous speeches ever made by a US president.

# famous-words - Saturday 1 September, 2012

My favourite speech: CEO of The Jack and Jill Foundation Jonathan Irwin

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Jonathan Irwin picks a speech by a former Senator who was influential during the Northern Ireland peace process.

# famous-words - Sunday 26 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Socialist Party TD for Dublin North Clare Daly picks one of Ireland’s best known trade union leaders.

# famous-words - Saturday 25 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Businessman Bill Cullen

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Bill Cullen picks JFK’s 1963 address to Leinster House.

# famous-words - Sunday 19 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Senator and academic Ivana Bacik

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Ivana Bacik picks a speech by Ireland’s first female president, Mary Robinson.

# famous-words - Sunday 12 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore picks a speech by a former US president.

# famous-words - Saturday 11 August, 2012

My favourite speech: executive director of Amnesty International Colm O'Gorman Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: executive director of Amnesty International Colm O'Gorman

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Colm O’Gorman picks the first major speech of the president who saw Czechoslovakia become the Czech Republic.

# famous-words - Sunday 5 August, 2012

My favourite speech(es): Rory Best Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech(es): Rory Best

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, the Ireland and Ulster rugby captain picks a selection of great speeches from the movies.

# famous-words - Saturday 4 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Ruairí Quinn picks the last public speech by perhaps the most famous civil rights leader of all time.

# famous-words - Sunday 29 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Fergus Finlay

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Fergus Finlay picks a speech by one of Ireland’s most famous trade union leaders.

# famous-words - Saturday 28 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Mary Lou McDonald

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, the Sinn Féin vice president picks an address by Ireland’s most famous female revolutionary nationalist.

# famous-words - Sunday 22 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Terry Prone

Continuing a summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Terry Prone picks a stirring address from General George Patton.

# famous-words - Saturday 21 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Declan Ganley Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Declan Ganley

Continuing a summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Declan Ganley picks a stirring speech made by Winston Churchill in 1940.