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# dominic west
In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin
The TCD graduate and star of the ‘The Wire’ spoke at the University Philosophical Society tonight.
# President Higgins
In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration
The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.
# Aras11
Michael D Higgins thanks family, supporters - and the Irish people
In his acceptance speech, the ninth President of Ireland Michael D Higgins said that he has seen the “righteous anger” that exists around the country and has vowed to be a leader “for all the people”.
# Citizens Advice
Citizen advice now available through 'live chat'
People with hearing or speech difficulties will now be able to access information as new instant-chat service launched.
# United Nations
In full: Eamon Gilmore's speech to the UN General Assembly
The Tánaiste addressed the UN on Ireland’s foreign policy priorities, the Arab Spring, the issue of Palestinian statehood and the humanitarian crisis in East Africa.
# 100 Days
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore on the government's first 100 days
The Labour leader says he makes no apologies for the scale of the government’s ambition. He says they intend to make “every day count”.
# 100 Days
Read: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's 100 days speech
The Taoiseach has promised no rise in income tax, and to attempt to free Ireland from the constraints of the EU/IMF bailout.
# it's only words
"The dream of our ancestors and founders" - The Kenny/Obama speech mash-up
Taoiseach’s speech at College Green yesterday evening paid ‘homage’ to Obama’s Chicago rally speech when he won the presidency in 2008.
# Libya
Gaddafi refuses to resign - and says he will die a martyr if necessary
Translators struggle to make sense of his speech to supporters in Tripoli.
# Back To School
The History Boys: Ireland versus France
Those who forget the mistakes of the past are condemned to repeat them. We highlight six lessons which Declan Kidney’s men might learn from previous encounters against the French.