Posts Tagged ‘Speeches’

The Last Word: A Handshake on the Road to Reconciliation

The day after his groundbreaking handshake with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness delivered the following speech (which has been condensed for publication) at a Sinn Féin event in Westminster. Though he describes the handshake as political, highly significant and very symbolic, McGuinness doesn’t believe that the journey to true reconciliationRead more..

Adrian Jones is Announced as 15th Anniversary Wall Street 50 Keynote Speaker

Adrian Jones is named 2012 Wall Street 50 Keynote Speaker by Irish America Magazine Irish America is proud to announce Adrian Jones of Goldman Sachs as the 2012 Wall Street 50 Keynote Speaker. Jones is a managing director of the Principal Investment Area of the Merchant Banking Division in New York, where he is co-head ofRead more..

Bill Clinton on Ireland’s Economic Crisis and Recovery

Excerpts from Bill Clinton’s address at the 2011 Irish America Hall of Fame celebration. “Most of us go back to Ireland and feel immediately at home in a way that’s impossible to describe. Most of us feel an inexpressible pride, not only in our roots, but in the fact of the peace and the factRead more..

Anne Sweeney’s Keynote Speech at the Business 100

Anne Sweeney, president of the Disney-ABC Television Group, gave a heartfelt keynote Address at Irish America’s Business 100 luncheon on November 30. Here it is in its entirety. I want to thank Irish America magazine for including me in this very impressive group of 100. We represent a broad spectrum of business and industry inRead more..