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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# speech

All time
# money dominates
Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech
All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.
# divisive
'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump
Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.
# yas queen
Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat
We see what you did there.
# High Stakes
Trump to deliver 'high-risk' speech to Muslim world today promoting 'peaceful vision'
The speech will come less than a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Iran to ‘dismantle its network of terrorism’.
# White House
Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.
# heartfelt
'He’d be a massively proud man. It’s just unfortunate that he missed the biggest match of our lives'
Eilís Ní Chaiside spoke of her late father Thomas following Slaughtneil’s magnificent AIB All-Ireland Camogie Senior Club final.
# making a murderer
Dean Strang on Steven Avery: 'I'm very hopeful that they will discover new evidence and get him back in court'
Strang was speaking today in Dublin.
# just do one
BBC made an absolute hames of the inauguration subtitles and it was gas
“Just shut it, yeah?”
# It Begins
'America First': President Donald Trump's inaugural speech in full
“The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.”
President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.
# Glass Ceiling
Hillary Clinton just delivered some powerful and emotional words to young women in her concession speech
“I know we haven’t shattered this glass ceiling but someday someone will…”
# USA 2016
'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat
“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.
# sincere flattery
Melania Trump caught plagiarising again, but this time she's gone for one of her husband's ex-wives
In a speech in Pennsylvania, Trump’s wife said that American culture has become “too mean”.
# history made
Last night's Hillary Clinton speech in 15 glorious tweets
So many moments.
# beyoncé's beyoncé
12 tweets that sum up how much of a boss Michelle Obama was last night
Michelle for President!
# UN abortion case
Simon Harris has apologised to Amanda Mellet in the Dáil
The Health Minister also revealed that he wishes Ireland would allow for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities.
# stepping down
Lucinda accuses Independent News and Media of "smear campaign" as she steps down as Renua leader
She was speaking at the Renua National Members’ meeting this morning in Portlaoise.
# Coming from all over
Donald Trump speech cleverly used for Copa America ad on Argentinian TV station
Sorry Donald, but no wall is going to stop the likes of Leo Messi and Sergio Aguero.
# hello dave
There's a way to make your iPhone read text out to you
Sometimes it’s handy to hear what’s on screen instead of reading it.
# rabbitte out
One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style
And it was a good one.
# be gallant
A teenager who just found out he has cancer gave this inspiring speech to his class
“Be gallant, be gracious, and be grateful for the opportunities you have.”
# be gallant
A teen who just found out he has cancer gave this inspiring speech to his class
“Be gallant, be gracious, and be grateful for the opportunities you have.”
# budget 2016
IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech
“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”
# budget 2016
IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
“No more booms and bust.”
# divine inspiration
Did this TD plagiarise a speech on Islamic State from a US congressman?
The Tipperary TD’s motion contains several phrases the same as a resolution from the US Congress.
# Take a Break
Watch Viola Davis' moving speech after becoming the first black woman to win Best Actress Emmy
“The only thing that separates women of colour from everyone else is opportunity.”
# vocal fry
What is the deal with the croaky throat noise the Kardashians make?
You’ll know it as soon as you hear it.
Amy Schumer's speech didn't make me laugh, it just made me sad
The Amy Schumers and Tina Feys of the world, are for the most part a breath of fresh air, where their comedy sells, not their bodies.
# brave
Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards
“This transition has been harder on me than anything I could have imagined.”
# TechKnowHow
These are the tech terms and names you are likely mispronouncing
Mail… kimp?
# Copy and Paste
Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article
Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.
# bertie lols
Bertie: Bank crisis was the reason I went grey in just six months
The former taoiseach spoke to school pupils in Wales yesterday.
# motivational speaker
Shia LaBeouf's motivational speech will frighten the bejaysus out of you
Beats the time he wore a paper bag on his head anyway.
# Belfast
Republican charged for 'encouraging terrorism' with Easter speech
He is due to appear before court this morning.
# just smile
Angelina Jolie told kids to be 'proud' of being different in a lovely speech last night
“Don’t fit in. Don’t sit still. Don’t ever try to be less than what you are.”
# Not happy
Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions
She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.
# nailed it
Here's why everyone's talking about Kerry Washington's powerful speech on equality
If only every awards speech was this compelling.
# Get Out
"Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech
“By God, believe in something”
# Election talk
'I shudder to think about a Sinn Féin foreign policy that would alienate allies'
The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said voters should be worried about what kind of “coalition of extremes” .
# Equal Rights
Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?
She called for wage equality “once and for all”.