• Due to a glitch in the old vBulletin software, some users were "banned" when they tried to change their passwords at the end of February. This does not apply after the site was converted to Xenforo. If you were affected by this, please contact us.

De Valera interview 1962

Fr. Hank Tree

Well-known member
Feb 1, 2007
Short but fascinating interview with Dev on his 80th birthday.
Talks about:
- His education
- Gaelic League and importance of same, lest we understate it, in terms national freedom. Makes noteworthy comments about James Connolly too.
- Irish language
- Revolutionary period - makes point that our small population and closeness to Britain made our fight against empire more difficult and inevitably brought difficulties
- Happiest personal moments - this is funny because he only ranks his marriage second :p
- Most historic moments in his life

New Threads

Popular Threads

Most Replies