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Concluding, the Taoiseach said:”Today, the future you long imagined is here. I urge you to take possession and quickly. Because to you and your generation the torch has been passed. You are young America. And while in our world, we might astonish ourselves, to hunt and even find the God particle, to look to set up outposts on Mars, as human, our needs are fragile as ever – food, water, air. Compassion, peace, love, hope.”
“Soon, graduates we must leave those needs, our planet, our future in your hands. Be successful, be well, be happy. Above all, be yourselves. Live long and deep and comfortably in your own skin. And as you do, know that from this day, like the rivers that have carved their way across this great country, so will your lives, your endeavours, your achievements carve their way into the story of America.
“Go beyond what’s reliable. Look out beyond America. Be unlimited in your vision. See what respect and understanding can do for us. We who are merely an episode in the story of humanity.
“Graduates, this is your time. Be not afraid. Today, then, you have reached what we call in Irish Ceann Scríbe. Turas amháin déanta, turas eile ás bhúr gcomhair amach.One journey completed, another directly ahead. As you end and begin those journeys, I wish you Godspeed, fair winds and gift you the advice of our Nobel Laureate, Seamus Heaney.
“‘When they make the circle wide, it’s time to swim out on your own and fill the element with signatures on your own frequency, echo soundings, searches, probes, allurements,elver-gleams in the dark of the whole sea’.”
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