People with disabilities have abilities too and that is what this course is all about - making sure those abilities blossom and shine so that all the dreams you have can come true.— Mary McAleese
The most relaxing Mary McAleese quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
The immigrant's heart marches to the beat of two quite different drums, one from the old homeland and the other from the new. The immigrant has to bridge these two worlds, living comfortably in the new and bringing the best of his or her ancient identity and heritage to bear on life in an adopted homeland.
That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency.
Whatever changes the new era brings, whatever new pathways we take, I am sure that our special relationship with America - forged in adversity, will not change.
The last thing I would want to do is to create the impression that sectarianism came from only one side of the community.
It is absolutely no accident that the peace and reconciliation, and indeed the economic progress, that eluded us generation after generation for hundreds of years, has at last come to pass in an Ireland where the talents of women are now flooding every aspect of life as never before.
We are a vibrant first-world country, but we have a humbling third-world memory.
Here is a shared memory that we didn't share, forgot to share, for almost ninety years.
The extent to which all people in our society are made to count, and believe that they count, is not just a measure of decency; it makes sound economic sense.