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#The power of words

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.

# the-power-of-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.