Speeches

President, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. 70 years ago Ireland became a Republic, an important stepping stone on the way to our country taking its place among the nations of the...

A Cathaoirleach, a Sheanadóirí, As you know, today is the 70th anniversary of the Republic coming into effect and therefore, a fitting day for me to have the opportunity to speak...

Association Of Garda Sergeants And Inspectors(Agsi) Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Monday 15 April 2019

First of all, good morning everyone and I really want to thank Ian and Laura for the invitation to be here at this official opening.

Leaders on our Level, Convention Centre, Thursday 4 April 2019

Friends, Seeing so many of you gathered for this important event gives me hope. Hope that Ireland has turned a corner, and is ready to uncover, confront and accept painful truths...

Madam Speaker, Mr. President, Mr. Vice President. Members of Congress, Distinguished Guests and Friends. Lá Fhéile Pádraig Shona Daoibh go léir. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day...

Mr Vice-President, I want to the thank you and Karen and your family for inviting me once again to your home. Last year, you said that my partner, Matt, would be welcome to join...

 

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