quote by James Connolly

We, at least, are not loyal men: we confess to having more respect and honour for the raggedest child of the poorest labourer in Ireland today than for any, even the most virtuous, descendant of the long array of murderers, adulterers and madmen who have sat upon the throne of England.

— James Connolly

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The British Government has no right in Ireland, never had any right in Ireland, and never can have any right in Ireland.

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But while Ireland is not free I remain a rebel, unconverted and unconvertible.

There is no word strong enough for it. I am pledged as a rebel, an unconvertible rebel, to the one thing - a free and independent Republic.

You cannot conquer Ireland; you cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win it by a better deed.

As long as Ireland is unfree the only honourable attitude for Irish men, women to have is an attitude of rebellion.


Ireland unfree shall never be at peace

Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today.

Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.

Only the Irish working class remains as the incorruptible inheritors of the fight for freedom in Ireland.

I feel like the luckiest child in the world because I got to grow up in Ireland.

In summer is when you really grow up. During the year, I would go back to the States, and all year long really couldn't wait to get back to Ardmore.

They want to derail peace because they want to plunge Northern Ireland back into armed conflict.


Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?

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 have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.

I was elected by the women of Ireland, who instead of rocking the cradle, rocked the system.

Finland had a civil war less than 100 years ago, just like in Ireland.

If you look at the history of newly independent nations, civil war is almost every time present, even in the United States.


Catholicism is more than a religion, it is a political power.

Therefore I'm led to believe there will be no peace in Ireland until the Catholic Church is crushed

For over 30 years, the IRA showed that the British government could not rule Ireland on its own terms.

I have no prouder boast to say I am Irish and have been privileged to fight for the Irish people and for Ireland. If I have a duty I will perform it to the full with the unshakable belief that we are a noble race and that chains and bounds have no part in us

You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology.

It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.

This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever.


God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world.

The big missing part of the jig-saw is to get the assembly back up and running here in Northern Ireland, to get shared government back in business, that is my objective, and we await the IRA statement to see if this will trigger a new dawn.

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass.

No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.

I know of two tragic histories in the world - that of Ireland, and that of Macedonia. Both of them have been deprived and tormented


There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.

Irish people - The Irish (Irish: Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry

Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland (Irish: Tuaisceart Éireann [ˈt̪ˠuəʃcəɾˠt̪ˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ] (listen); Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is variously described as a country, province

Republic of Ireland - Ireland (Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] (listen)), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a country in north-western Europe occupying 26

Irish language - Irish (Standard Irish: Gaeilge) is a Goidelic language of the Celtic language family, itself a branch of the Indo-European language family. Irish originated

Peerage of Ireland - The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs

History of Ireland - The first evidence of human presence in Ireland may date to about 12,500 years ago. The receding of the ice after the Younger Dryas cold phase of the

Irish - spoken in Ireland Irish people, people of Irish ethnicity, people born in Ireland and people who hold Irish citizenship Irish may also refer to: Irish Creek

Kathy Ireland - Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress turned author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and

Irish republicanism - Irish republicanism (Irish: poblachtánachas Éireannach) is the political movement for the unity and independence of Ireland. Irish republicans view British

Why should Ireland be treated as a geographical fragment of England - Ireland is not a geographical fragment, but a nation.

There can never be peace in Ireland until the foreign oppressive British presence is removed, leaving all the Irish people as a unit to control their own affairs and determine their own destinies as a sovereign people, free in mind and body, separate and distinct physically, culturally and economically.

Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible.

I've also worked hard portraying an Ireland which is fast disappearing.

Ireland was a very depressed and difficult place in the 1980s, and I've tried to include that in the script. I worked really hard to find the heart of the book.


Ireland still remains the Holy Isle whose aspirations must on no account be mixed with the profane class-struggles of the rest of the sinful world ... the Irish peasant must not on any account know that the Socialist workers are his sole allies in Europe.

Mad Ireland hurt you into poetry.

... in Northern Ireland, if you don't have basic Christianity, rather than merely religion, all you get out of the experience of living is bitterness.

It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.

In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.