Tag: de valera

An Ghaeilge agus Anam na hÉireann

Beagnach ceithre scór bliain ó shin, i 1943 ar Lá Fhéile Phádraig, chraol Raidió Éireann an óráid iomráitach úd 'I dTaobh Teanga agus An Náisiúin Éireannaigh' (On Language and the Irish Nation). Ba é ó Thaoiseach na linne, Éamon de...

/ 08/01/2021

The Terrible Beauty of Pop Culture

The very first RTE television broadcast was transmitted on New Year's Eve 1961, and the first speaker was President Eamon De Valera. He expressed considerable foreboding regarding the new medium: "I must admit that sometimes when I think of television...

Defending Dev: Irish Neutrality in WW2 was justified

Dev’s Ireland dodges a bullet Amid the perpetual turmoil of Brexit, a historic occasion passed by almost unnoticed in the Irish public square. The Emergency Powers Act passed through the Oireachtas on the 3rd of September 1939 de facto commenced...

/ 29/09/2019