Category Archives: Anglo Irish Relations

You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May

(I just love this poem. It is so full of emotion, passion and Irish history – what a poet!! ) You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May .. You don’t get to be racist and Irish … Continue reading

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First Dáil Éireann- Speech By President Michael D. Higgins

(1st Dail Eireann , The Birth Of Irish Democracy) First Dáil Éireann The Mansion House, Dublin, 21 January 2019 A Cheann Comhairle, A Chathaoirligh, A Thaoisigh, A Airí, A Theachtaí Dála, A Sheanadóirí, A ghaolta le Teachtaí na Céad Dála … Continue reading

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CAIN Web Service – Conflict and Politics in Northern Ireland.

Title: CAIN Web Service – Conflict and Politics in Northern Ireland. Author: University of Ulster Full Text & Source: http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/ The Internet, Online, 20/10/2015 Sample Text: The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) Web site contains information and source material … Continue reading

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Prince Charles’ Irish Visit Was A Great Success – 2015

Prince Charles’ Irish visit was a great success and he was warmly welcomed everywhere he went in the south. He has now left and is in Belfast. Beneath is the text of Prince Charles’ speech. “Mr Flanagan, a daoine uaiseala … Continue reading

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The Irish – UK State Visit

Michael D Higgin’s Irish State Visit To UK Marks A New High For Anglo Irish Relations by Annette J Dunlea Michael Daniel Higgins is the ninth and current President of Ireland, having taken office on 11 November 2011, following victory … Continue reading

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President of Ireland at a Reception at St. Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry

Address by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland At a Reception at St. Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry Friday, 11th April 2014 A dhaoine uaisle, a chairde. Tá an-áthas orm bheith anseo libh inniu. I am delighted to bring a memorable State … Continue reading

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President of Ireland at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon

Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon Friday, 11th April, 2014 A SHARED LANGUAGE It was Václav Havel who said: “Words are a mysterious, ambiguous, ambivalent, and perfidious phenomenon. They are capable of being rays … Continue reading

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Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Remarks by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Royal Albert Hall, London Thursday, 10th April 2014 Your Royal Highnesses, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent: A Thaoisigh, A Thánaiste: A Chairde go léir: Nach bhfuil sé cóir go dtréaslímid leis … Continue reading

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Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland at The Royal Society, London

Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Royal Society, London Wednesday, 9th April 2014 Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland at The Royal Society, London Vice-President Pethica: Distinguished Fellows of the Royal Society: Ladies and Gentlemen: May … Continue reading

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‘TAKE CHARGE OF CHANGE’

Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, Youth Event, City Hall ‘TAKE CHARGE OF CHANGE’ – ‘GLAC SEILBH AR ATHRÚ’ Wednesday, 9th April 2014 Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Youth Event, City Hall, Wednesday, 9th April … Continue reading

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Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

Your Royal Highnesses: Lord Mayor: Tánaiste: Excellencies: Ladies and Gentlemen, Mar Uachtarán na Éireann, as President of Ireland, I am deeply honoured and greatly pleased to be here with you tonight in celebration of what is the first State Visit … Continue reading

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President Higgins UK Visit

Imeoidh an tUachtarán Ó hUiginn ar an gCéad Chuairt Stáit Chuig an Ríocht Aontaithe Imeoidh an tUachtarán Micheál D. Ó hUiginn agus a bhean, Sabina Higgins, inniu (Dé Luain, 7 Aibreán) ar an gcéad Chuairt Stáit ag Uachtarán Éireann ar … Continue reading

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President Michael Higgins Addresses UK Parliament

President Michael D Higgins addresses both houses of parliament at Westminster President has addressed the chamber in Westminster “Mr. Speaker, Lord Speaker, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition and distinguished guests: I am delighted to be with … Continue reading

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President Higgins Speech At Windsor Castle, UK – 9/4/2014

Toast by President Higgins at State Banquet, Windsor Castle   Toast by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland State Banquet, Windsor Castle 8.40pm approx Tuesday, 8th April 2014 A Shoilse Banríon, A Mhórgacht Ríoga: Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness: Thank … Continue reading

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The full text of Queen Elizabeth’s speech to the State Banquet in Windsor Castle

Mr. President, Prince Philip and I are delighted to welcome you and Mrs. Higgins to Windsor Castle. The Castle was founded by William the Conqueror almost a thousand years ago. And a thousand years ago this very month, across the … Continue reading

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Michael D Higgins Speech – Of Migrants And Memory

 “Of Migrants and Memory” Address byPresident Michael D. Higgins at Queen’s University, Belfast on Tuesday, 30th October 2012 t is an honour to be asked to deliver the British Council Lecture and a particular pleasure to be asked to do so in … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II’s State visit – Day Four

Source: RTE http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0520/queen_trackerfri.html Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has left Cork Airport bringing an end to her four-day state visit to Ireland. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has left Cork Airport bringing an end to her four-day state visit to Ireland. The … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II’s State visit – Day Three

Source: http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0519/queen_trackerwed.html Queen Elizabeth II has been given a tour of the National Stud in Kildare on the third day of her State visit. This evening, the British Ambassador will host a return event, celebrating the visit at the Convention … Continue reading

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Live – Day two of Queen Elizabeth II visit

Source: http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0518/queen_tracker.html Security remains very tight across Dublin as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh continue their four-day State visit to Ireland. Security remains very tight across Dublin as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of … Continue reading

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Queen’s Visit to Ireland Day 1

Source: http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0517/queen_tracker.html Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh have begun their four-day State visit to Ireland. The tightest security measures in the history of the State are in place as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of … Continue reading

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