There was a kind of madness in the country. Eamon De Valera, the prime minister, had this vision of an Ireland where we'd all be in some kind of native costume - which doesn't exist - and we'd be dancing at the crossroads, babbling away in Gaelic, going to Mass, everyone virginal and pure.

Frank McCourt

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Author Profession: Author
Nationality: Irish
Born: August 19, 1930
Died: July 19, 2009

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