Eamon de Valera

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Noun1.Eamon de Valera - Irish statesman (born in the United States)Eamon de Valera - Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
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Perhaps not as well known as other historical figures such as Michael Collins and Eamonn de Valera, he is just as important nonetheless.
Cowen's party, Fianna Fail, has been in power for 54 of the 84 years since it was founded by Eamonn de Valera, an iconic statesman who was a leader in Ireland's struggle for independence from Britain between 1916 and 1921.
Spymaster and WWI hero "Wild" Bill Donovan is also credited with saving Eamonn De Valera from being executed by the British in 1916.
Yeats in the nation-building controversies in the years leading up to the Easter Rising of 1916, the traditionalist vision of Gaelic Ireland disseminated by Eamonn de Valera, and narratives and counter- narratives of "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland.
The late President Eamonn de Valera is seen as a keen enthusiast for the Irish language.
At Jimmy's Bar in Dromod, the warm welcome to English visitors seems to be in conflict with the photographs of Eamonn de Valera and the original leaders of the Irish rebellion which cover the walls.
At Jimmy's Bar in Dromod, the warm welcome to English visitors contrasts with photos of Eamonn de Valera and the leaders of the Irish rebellion that cover the walls.
Many people believe that this is a reference to 20th century Irish statesman Eamonn De Valera.
Fine performances from Liam Neeson as the mercurial Collins, known as the Big Fella, Aidan Quinn as his best friend and co-strategist Harry Boland and Alan Rickman as Eamonn de Valera.