"The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people."
"What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today."
"Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it."
"Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence."
"I know there's some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition."
"The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then we'll see the rising of the moon."
"For over 30 years, the IRA showed that the British government could not rule Ireland on its own terms."
"They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon."
"I've only been to Ireland once, and I felt I would wake up with voices in my head, almost like music, and that if I were a songwriter, I would be very inspired."
"Ireland sober is Ireland stiff."