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Reflecting on the Irishness of Eugene O'Neill: Speech at the Eugene O'Neill Society Gala Dinner National University of Ireland, Galway, Friday, July 21, 2017

Reflecting on the Irishness of Eugene O'Neill: Speech at the Eugene O'Neill Society... Reflecting on the iR ishnes s of e ugene o ’ n eill Speech at the e ugene O’ n eill S O ciety g ala Dinner n ati O nal u niver S ity O f i relan D, g alway, f ri Da y, July 21, 20 17 Michael D. Higgins A dhaoine córa, Tá an-áthas orm a bheith i bhur láthair ag an ócáid seo. Tá mé buíoch daoibh as an gcuireadh agus as an fíorchaoin fáilte a d’e fh ar sibh romham. I am delighted to be your guest of honour at this gathering of scholars to celebrate a true giant of literature. I am not so sure as to what the response of the ghost of Eugene O’Neill might be to the idea that a gathering of eminent scholars had spent four days in the west of Ireland discussing the content, production, and legacy of his work. Perhaps he would see it, I  would like to think, as a belated recognition in the setting of the descendants of the common ancestors. So mar Uachtarán na hÉireann, as President of Ireland, I want to thank all of you for coming here, for your scholarship, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Eugene O'Neill Review Penn State University Press

Reflecting on the Irishness of Eugene O'Neill: Speech at the Eugene O'Neill Society Gala Dinner National University of Ireland, Galway, Friday, July 21, 2017

Eugene O'Neill Review , Volume 39 (1) – Apr 24, 2018

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Reflecting on the iR ishnes s of e ugene o ’ n eill Speech at the e ugene O’ n eill S O ciety g ala Dinner n ati O nal u niver S ity O f i relan D, g alway, f ri Da y, July 21, 20 17 Michael D. Higgins A dhaoine córa, Tá an-áthas orm a bheith i bhur láthair ag an ócáid seo. Tá mé buíoch daoibh as an gcuireadh agus as an fíorchaoin fáilte a d’e fh ar sibh romham. I am delighted to be your guest of honour at this gathering of scholars to celebrate a true giant of literature. I am not so sure as to what the response of the ghost of Eugene O’Neill might be to the idea that a gathering of eminent scholars had spent four days in the west of Ireland discussing the content, production, and legacy of his work. Perhaps he would see it, I  would like to think, as a belated recognition in the setting of the descendants of the common ancestors. So mar Uachtarán na hÉireann, as President of Ireland, I want to thank all of you for coming here, for your scholarship, and

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Eugene O'Neill ReviewPenn State University Press

Published: Apr 24, 2018

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