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# speech - Monday 22 September, 2014

Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar
# Budget 1970
# Budget 1970

Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar

Sep 22nd 2014, 10:58 PM 40,270 Views 47 Comments

It is claimed in a new biography of TK Whitaker that he missed a Budget speech because of this – Haughey’s family say the claims are untrue.

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:02 PM 10,661 Views 25 Comments

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# speech - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness
# INDY REF
From The Daily Edge
# INDY REF

Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness

Sep 16th 2014, 8:10 AM 14,751 Views 38 Comments

Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.

# speech - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan
# Prime Time Address
# Prime Time Address

Obama to lay out Islamic State battle plan

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 PM 7,287 Views 30 Comments

The speech will give Obama a chance to redress criticism that he has been slow to respond to IS, amid fears fighters armed with Western passports could hit US targets.

# speech - Sunday 31 August, 2014

'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents

Aug 31st 2014, 2:16 PM 7,775 Views 136 Comments

“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.

# speech - Thursday 17 July, 2014

'Have the courage to be yourself' - Michael Sam's moving awards speech
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

'Have the courage to be yourself' - Michael Sam's moving awards speech

Jul 17th 2014, 1:05 PM 3,472 Views 1 Comment

The NFL’s first openly gay player delivered inspiring words at the ESPY ceremony last night.

# speech - Monday 19 May, 2014

Olivia Colman completely won us over with her emotional BAFTA speech
# Merk
From The Daily Edge
# Merk

Olivia Colman completely won us over with her emotional BAFTA speech

May 19th 2014, 7:28 AM 3,328 Views 0 Comments

“I’m sorry I’m not cool.”

# speech - Sunday 18 May, 2014

This 10-year-old boy made a speech at his granddad's funeral. It will make you cry.
# Proud
From The Daily Edge
# Proud

This 10-year-old boy made a speech at his granddad's funeral. It will make you cry.

May 18th 2014, 4:58 PM 4,621 Views 1 Comment

Wonderful.

# speech - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose

May 11th 2014, 4:46 PM 10,216 Views 121 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that now was a time of renewal.

# speech - Friday 9 May, 2014

Reilly won't speak at nurses conference because he's unwell
# Sick Day
# Sick Day

Reilly won't speak at nurses conference because he's unwell

May 9th 2014, 11:50 AM 11,663 Views 54 Comments

Nurses will debate motions on bullying and Universal Health Insurance at the conference in Kilkenny.

# speech - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting
# John Perry
# John Perry

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

Apr 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,066 Views 49 Comments

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

# speech - Monday 14 April, 2014

'I don’t see what a person's sexuality has to do with anything' - Ger Brennan
# Open
From The42
# Open

'I don’t see what a person's sexuality has to do with anything' - Ger Brennan

Apr 14th 2014, 2:59 PM 43,280 Views 88 Comments

The Dublin and St Vincent’s footballer has stressed the importance of diversity and inclusiveness within the GAA and sport as a whole.

# speech - Friday 11 April, 2014

Irish best man makes amazing wedding speech video... inspired by Father Ted
# Best Men
From The Daily Edge
# Best Men

Irish best man makes amazing wedding speech video... inspired by Father Ted

Apr 11th 2014, 9:23 AM 7,148 Views 3 Comments

TED, LOOK! It’s a big bunch of boxes in the middle of the road!

# speech - Monday 31 March, 2014

15,776 children waiting for speech and language assessment
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

15,776 children waiting for speech and language assessment

Mar 31st 2014, 10:22 AM 10,466 Views 83 Comments

Altogether, 1639 children waited for more than a year for their initial assessment of speech and language problems.

# speech - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 PM 10,062 Views 74 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has delivered a keynote speech to delegates at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight, criticising the government’s policies towards the elderly and said the party will oppose universal health insurance.

# speech - Monday 17 March, 2014

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits
# Development
# Development

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits

Mar 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 801 Views 92 Comments

It is vitally important that we look beyond the labels and limits we place on children with developmental challenges, writes Karen O’Connor.

# speech - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’
# Green Party
# Green Party

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’

Mar 8th 2014, 5:41 PM 8,022 Views 96 Comments

Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.

# speech - Friday 7 March, 2014

Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world'
# Speech
# Speech

Angela Merkel to give talk at Trinity on the 'globalised world'

Mar 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,903 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is also due to address the event, which takes place as the European People’s Party congress is underway in the capital.

# speech - Monday 3 March, 2014

"No biggie": Rory O'Neill honoured at New York ceremony
# Bliss In NYC
# Bliss In NYC

"No biggie": Rory O'Neill honoured at New York ceremony

Mar 3rd 2014, 4:57 PM 19,529 Views 99 Comments

Earlier, his alter-ego Panti made an appearance at the St Pat’s For All parade in Queens.

# speech - Thursday 20 February, 2014

So how often do we swear on Twitter? Quite a lot actually
# Curse Words
# Curse Words

So how often do we swear on Twitter? Quite a lot actually

Feb 20th 2014, 8:14 PM 6,968 Views 16 Comments

The seven most common swear words used in tweets accounted for more than 90 per cent of all swearing done on the site.

Harry Styles makes mortifying run from urinal to stage at Brit Awards
# Wee Direction
From The Daily Edge
# Wee Direction

Harry Styles makes mortifying run from urinal to stage at Brit Awards

Feb 20th 2014, 8:07 AM 3,630 Views 1 Comment

He was having a wee.

# speech - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers
# Going Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Going Viral

Stephen Fry joins Panti's supporters by tweeting video to 6.5 million followers

Feb 5th 2014, 7:28 AM 22,512 Views 126 Comments

Panti’s Noble Call has now been viewed more than 200,000 times.

# speech - Monday 3 February, 2014

Graham Norton tweets his support for Panti
# Panti
From The Daily Edge
# Panti

Graham Norton tweets his support for Panti

Feb 3rd 2014, 4:34 PM 5,024 Views 0 Comments

The TV personality shared Panti’s Noble Call speech with his 650,000 followers.

# speech - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality

Jan 29th 2014, 6:47 AM 4,903 Views 31 Comments

In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…

# speech - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address
# SOTU
# SOTU

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address

Jan 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,935 Views 31 Comments

Realism is the tone of the night in Washington.

# speech - Monday 27 January, 2014

NUJ condemns "unacceptable" speech on homosexuality from Nigerian state governor
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

NUJ condemns "unacceptable" speech on homosexuality from Nigerian state governor

Jan 27th 2014, 10:18 PM 11,260 Views 16 Comments

The comments were allegedly made by the Governor of the Delta State in Nigeria at a recent awards ceremony.

# speech - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here are the words that came up the most in Enda Kenny's speech tonight
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Here are the words that came up the most in Enda Kenny's speech tonight

Dec 16th 2013, 12:54 AM 11,742 Views 42 Comments

It was all about jobs, people and Ireland in the Taoiseach’s televised address to the nation.

# speech - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Column: What’s the future for the Irish language and do politicians want to preserve it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What’s the future for the Irish language and do politicians want to preserve it?

Dec 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 728 Views 128 Comments

The majority of Irish people are favourably disposed towards the language, writes Seán Mag Leannáin, who says that’s a bit of a miracle given the forces raging against it.

# speech - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online
# Culture
# Culture

Fewer than 5 per cent of the world's languages exist online

Dec 5th 2013, 3:11 PM 5,525 Views 35 Comments

It’s estimated that more than half of the world’s 7,000 languages could end up disappearing by the end of the century

# speech - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference

Nov 30th 2013, 9:00 PM 10,638 Views 97 Comments

“I am here because I believe in making our country better,” Eamon Gilmore told Labour members in a televised speech from Killarney tonight.

# speech - Thursday 28 November, 2013

14 wonderful ways people have said thank you
# Thanksgiving
From The Daily Edge
# Thanksgiving

14 wonderful ways people have said thank you

Nov 28th 2013, 1:12 PM 31,192 Views 27 Comments

It’s Thanksgiving, after all.

# speech - Friday 22 November, 2013

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:00 PM 255 Views 36 Comments

Fifty years ago, JFK said Ireland had something to give to the world. That’s still true, writes Ben English.

# speech - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican
# Boy In Yellow
From The Daily Edge
# Boy In Yellow

Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican

Oct 30th 2013, 8:55 AM 33,531 Views 69 Comments

The Pope made a new friend during an event for families in St Peter’s Square.

# speech - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Madeline McCann, Ryanair and online shopping: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Madeline McCann, Ryanair and online shopping: The week in numbers

Oct 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 16,068 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many words were in the Budget Day speeches given by Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin? Clue: a lot.

# speech - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 3:51 PM 18,535 Views 87 Comments

Brendan Howlin’s announcement of a review of all medical cards was greeted with jeers from members of the opposition parties.

# speech - Saturday 12 October, 2013

‘You know something, there’s a change happening’: Kenny confirms bailout exit in December
# National Address
# National Address

‘You know something, there’s a change happening’: Kenny confirms bailout exit in December

Oct 12th 2013, 9:20 PM 23,006 Views 131 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking at the Fine Gael national conference in Limerick tonight where he also outlined plans to extend the franchise for Seanad elections.

# speech - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Brothers make 80s music video as alternative to best man speech
# Superjam
From The Daily Edge
# Superjam

Brothers make 80s music video as alternative to best man speech

Sep 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,620 Views 1 Comment

Apparently it’s the only thing they know how to do.

# speech - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Eamon Gilmore: There is nothing normal about British-Irish relations
# British-Irish Relations
# British-Irish Relations

Eamon Gilmore: There is nothing normal about British-Irish relations

Sep 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 13,282 Views 90 Comments

The Tánaiste is to give a wide-ranging speech on British-Irish relations in Cambridge later today.

# speech - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

'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'
# Bravery
# Bravery

'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'

Aug 21st 2013, 8:13 AM 9,992 Views 39 Comments

IN FULL: Malala Yousafzai’s speech in Tipperary last night.

# speech - Monday 12 August, 2013

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Aug 12th 2013, 8:58 AM 13,128 Views 161 Comments

Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.