Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.
Geographically Ireland is a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep.
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.
Home will always be Northern Ireland but my schedule means for the next few years I won't be there as much. I can't do the same things that I did a year ago. That is I'm something conscious of but I'm not sad about it. It's fine.
You pick up loads of baggage with your first record with reaction to it from fans and critics. So I went to Ireland by myself for a couple of weeks with my guitar. I read lots of poetry I read Patti Smith's autobiography and started words and phrases and then songs started to take shape.
Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process.
The need for peace in Northern Ireland goes well beyond political stability. It now speaks to regional Europe and even global stability.
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.
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.
My mom she's from Ireland coached tennis in Nigeria when she was a missionary and turned me on to it when I was young.
I love our shared island our shared Ireland and its core decency. I love it for its imagination and its celebration of the endless possibilities for our people.
I hope that at the end of the seven years people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad I look forward to representing Ireland.
Ireland was a place for the renewal of hope and I still see it like that.
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.
Love is never defeated and I could add the history of Ireland proves it.
There once was a demographic survey done to determine if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was the only place where this did not turn out to be true.
Out of Ireland have we come great hatred little room maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.
For over 30 years the IRA showed that the British government could not rule Ireland on its own terms.
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist a woman in the audience stood up and said 'Yes but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?
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.
This is the great thing about Northern Ireland. I walk down the street and people stop me and say things like 'I know you. You're that wee golfer aren't you?' I say 'Yeah that's me.' They say 'Keep it up wee man.' It's very funny and that's why I want to stay here as long as possible.
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.
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.
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.