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# famous-words - Friday 22 November, 2013

My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny
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My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:29 AM 14,744 Views 48 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Micheál Martin

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:29 AM 10,655 Views 44 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Aug 28th 2013, 6:00 AM 10,152 Views 168 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: President Michael D Higgins

Sep 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 9,336 Views 18 Comments

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

Sep 22nd 2012, 10:30 AM 5,516 Views 19 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche

Sep 9th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,957 Views 3 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Paul Murphy MEP

Sep 8th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,148 Views 27 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2012, 5:00 PM 5,750 Views 25 Comments

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

Sep 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 3,582 Views 2 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly

Aug 26th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,291 Views 54 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Businessman Bill Cullen

Aug 25th 2012, 5:00 PM 11,535 Views 19 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Senator and academic Ivana Bacik

Aug 19th 2012, 5:00 PM 6,588 Views 62 Comments

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

Aug 12th 2012, 5:00 PM 2,897 Views 17 Comments

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

Aug 11th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,694 Views 7 Comments

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
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My favourite speech(es): Rory Best

Aug 5th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,654 Views 0 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

Aug 4th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,015 Views 11 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Fergus Finlay

Jul 29th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,015 Views 7 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Mary Lou McDonald

Jul 28th 2012, 5:00 PM 12,502 Views 22 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Terry Prone

Jul 22nd 2012, 5:00 PM 6,669 Views 29 Comments

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
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My favourite speech: Declan Ganley

Jul 21st 2012, 5:00 PM 6,884 Views 47 Comments

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