In a speech in the Dail in 1934 Eamon Devalera uttered what's become an exceptionally famous phrase.
Eamon de Valera Dail comments, 1934No longer shall our children, like our cattle, be brought up for export.
In a intended reference to those remarks by Dev, Richard Bruton, the Fine Gael spokesman for Enterprise has warned that Ireland’s young unemployed are ‘being brought up for export’.
Well if this doesn't upset the Fianna Failers, I don't know what will.....Bruton warns Ireland’s young unemployed ‘being brought up for export’
The number of Irish people leaving the country is up by a staggering 33%
year on year. The impact of emigration is reflected in a drop in
unemployment among the young and the non-Irish in these latest figures.