{{textForToggleButton('688067308')}}

Bertie Ahern speech to UK Houses of Parliament

Bertie Ahern speech to UK Houses of Parliament; Bertie Ahern speech SOT - Ours must and will be the last generation to feel the pain and anger of old quarrels / We cannot look back through eras far removed from the standards and promise of today, through the very pages of our common past, and tear out the bloodstained chapters / But that does not mean we should write them into the story of our future / Violence is part of our shared past that lasted too long / Now we close the chapter, we move on, and it will remain there as it was written / Mr Speaker, Lord Speaker, I stand before you as the elected leader of a young, modern and successful country /The gathering pace of change in Ireland since independence, and in this generation especially, has been extraordinary / We have seized our opportunities and honoured our heritage / Ireland is a small country, but today we are one of the most globalised and enterprising in the world / We have taken a place on the world stage in the United Nations and the European Union / We have built a country of ideas, energy and of confidence / And it is this self-confidence that allows us, still conscious of our history but not captured by it / to build a new and lasting partnership of common interest that fully respects identity and sovereignty, with you our nearest neighbour / Today, our partnership in the world is expressed most especially in the European Union / Our joint membership has served as a vital catalyst for the building of a deeper relationship between our two islands / Europe forms a key part of our shared future / The European Union has acted as a potent example of a new political model that enables old enemies to become partners in progress / On the world stage too we have a shared commitment to democracy, to human rights and to international development / And we stand together to make poverty history / I think of the power of our example, of the history we have written together in Northern Ireland / No two confl...
{{::t('rf_licenses_include')}}

{{::t('gi_rf_includes')}}

  • {{ t('unlimited_print_runs')}}
  • {{ t('comprehensive_protection')}}
{{::t('how_can_i_use_this_image')}}
{{t('common_uses_include')}}
{{::t('common_uses')}}
{{t('cannot_be_used_for')}}
{{::t('forbidden_uses')}}
{{::t('esl_standard_editorial_rights')}}
{{::t('standard_rights')}}
{{::t('subject_to_content_license_agreement')}}
{{selectAgreementHeader}}
{{selectedOption.friendlyName}}
{{::t('premium_access_in_overage')}}{{::t('overage_tooltip')}}
{{size.teeShirtSize || size.label}}
{{size.pixels}} ({{size.localeUnits}})
{{size.dpi}} dpi|{{size.megapixels}}
{{formatPrice(size.price)}}{{formatPrice(size.discountPrice || size.price)}}{{size.discountPrice || size.price}}

{{sizeData()}}

{{formatPrice(size.price)}}{{formatPrice(size.discountPrice || size.price)}}{{size.discountPrice || size.price}}

{{t('new_bang_all_caps')}}
{{::t('errors.messages.enter_required_info')}} {{::t('errors.messages.enter_required_info')}}
{{::t('premium_access_view_only_tooltip')}}
{{::t('download_workflow.download_will_be_saved_to_dropbox')}}

{{::t('buy_card.calculate_price_cta')}}{{::t('buy_card.view_cart')}}

{{::t('site_specific.getty.request_preview')}}{{textForToggleButton(assetId)}}
{{::t('editorial_use_only_label')}}
{{::t('editorial_use_only_tooltip')}}
Details
Restrictions:No use by regional TV or radio in UK and Ireland until 3 days after date of creation. Prior approval required if clip features ITN newsreader or reporter, please contact your local Getty Images representative.
Credit:ITN
Clip #:688067308SD
Collection:ITN
Date created:May 15, 2007
License type:Rights-ready
Release info:Not released. More information
Clip length:00:03:08:23
Mastered to:QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x576 25p More information
Originally shot on:576 25i
Source:ITN
Object name:r15050705_23238.mov
1 item added to cart
CONTINUE SHOPPINGCHECKOUT