De Valera

  • (noun): Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975).
    Synonyms: Eamon de Valera

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Eduard Hempel
... term of office when the Taoiseach, Éamon de Valera and Joe Walshe, Secretary of the Department of External Affairs, paid a visit to his home in Dún Laoghaire on 2 May ... In a 'Documents on Irish Foreign Policy 1941-1945' a letter from de Valera is quoted defending his contentious visit to Hempel following the death of Hitler ... De Valera granted Hempel asylum at the end of the war ...
History Of Fine Gael - Origins
... of Cumann na nGaedheal meetings by the anti-treaty IRA and the rise in support for Éamon de Valera's Fianna Fáil from 1926, a new strategy was required to strengthen the voice of the pro-Treaty ... When they planned a 'march on Dublin' de Valera banned the demonstration, fearing a repeat of Mussolini's infamous 'March on Rome' ... in government for ten years in the Irish Free State (1922–32), once Fianna Fáil under Éamon de Valera came to power in 1932, Fine Gael spent the next sixteen years in the doldrums, overshadowed by the larger party ...
Seán Mc Garry - Biography
... McGarry participated in the 1916 Easter Rising as an aide-de-camp to Tom Clarke and sentenced to eight years penal servitude for his role in the failed rebellion ... in the famous escape from Lincoln Jail with Seán Milroy and Éamon de Valera on 3 February 1919 ... Treaty and was involved in debates against de Valera during the controversy, most especially discussing the status of Sinn Féin as a political entity ...
Bless 'Em All - Irish Version
... It poked fun at Ireland's Taoiseach Eamon de Valera and Minister Seán McEntee who were blamed for the shortages and rationing ... had particular sarcastic resonance because De Valera was tall while McEntee was very short ... Bless De Valera and Seán McEntee, They gave us the black flour, And the half-ounce of tea ...
The Ireland That We Dreamed Of
... Patrick's Day speech made by Taoiseach of Ireland Éamon de Valera on Raidió Éireann on March 17, 1943 ... promoting the Irish culture and Irish language, and in recognition of this anniversary, de Valera set out his vision of an ideal Ireland The ideal Ireland that we would have ... The speech in recent years has been seen as archetypal of de Valera's, traditionalist view of an isolationist, agricultural land controlled by the Roman ...