I filmed this last Saturday, and since then it’s spread all over the world - what an amazing speech, what an amazing week.
Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss makes a post-show oration at the national theatre of Ireland, the Abbey. RUSSIAN FRENCH IRISH SPANISH GERMAN DUTCH ITALIAN subtitles available using the CC button in the bottom right corner of the player.
"Although Henry Paulson was one of the architects of the meltdown in America, at least when he was appointed US Treasury Secretary he had a bit of relevant experience. In Ireland we tend to recruit our politicians from the teaching profession, thus adding a postscript to the saying: If you can’t do, teach. If you can’t teach, govern."
- Catherine Donnelly, novelist and queen bee of Irish advertising, speaking at a Rough Magic talk this week.