Éamon De Valera

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"A Great Day for the Irish" as New York City Welcomes Eamon de Valera

Friday, September 07, 2012


The former prime minister and future president of Ireland, Eamon de Valera, is welcomed to New York by various dignitaries during this 1948 visit. Grover Whalen, the city's official greeter, introduces "the boy from Manhattan island" who now returns as a recognized world leader. 

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City Hall Reception for Eamon De Valera

Tuesday, March 09, 1948

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

At City Hall. Eamon De Valera, former president and prime minister of Ireland, receives honorary citizenship to New York City. Thomas Cowan reporting the events. Grover A. Whalen and Vincent Impellitteri, ...