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# speech

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Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK
Ben English
Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican
Madeline McCann, Ryanair and online shopping: The week in numbers
Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget
‘You know something, there’s a change happening’: Kenny confirms bailout exit in December
Brothers make 80s music video as alternative to best man speech
Eamon Gilmore: There is nothing normal about British-Irish relations
'I don't want to be the girl who was shot by the Taliban - I want to be the girl who fought for the rights of every child'
Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
Senator admits 'Playboy' speech was taken from Sunday Times column
Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes
President Higgins: Anglo Tapes “are not the voices of the people of Ireland”
President Higgins: ‘Lack of public confidence in the EU cannot go unchecked’
Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland
Dr David McCann
In full: Micheál Martin's speech to the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
Micheál Martin's keynote speech at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
Stephen Colbert pays tribute to the Boston Marathon victims
Kenny asked if Ireland will rejoin Commonwealth
VIDEO: TD Niall Collins says Adams's apology 'makes him sick'
I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator
Aaron McKenna: Our nearest neighbour may leave the EU. Here’s why.
Aaron McKenna
Kenny: Irish have borne weight of bank debt with "courage, patience and dignity"
Cameron's deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe
PHOTOS: Hamas allows huge Fatah rally in Gaza - the first since 2007
Budget 2013: the main points from today's announcements
VIDEO: 'We take care of our business, and then we go home to deal with the dark'
Video: President Barack Obama's victory speech in full
'It's already beat!' Fighting leukaemia, Chuck Pagano gives inspirational post-match speech
Hollande and Merkel buddy up for anniversary talks as Euro, EADS loom
No comment from Taoiseach after meeting with Pope Benedict
Read Me: 'I'm unique' - Joanne O'Riordan on a life without limbs
Joanne O'Riordan
My favourite speech: CEO of The Jack and Jill Foundation Jonathan Irwin
Column: I'm not just from Cloyne, not just from Cork, not just a hurler. Not just a gay man.
Donal Óg Cusack
My favourite speech: Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore
My favourite speech: Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn
"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin
Tanaiste: "There are still difficulties to confront"
Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Europe
Poll: Will you watch Micheál Martin's speech tonight?