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Academic report, signed by Mary McAleese, 'disproves' Christian objections to same-sex relationships
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Academic report, signed by Mary McAleese, 'disproves' Christian objections to same-sex relationships

May 4th 2021, 2:06 PM 23,076 Views 39 Comments

The group of Christian theologians and academics are appealing directly to Pope Francis to make the change.

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'
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Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'

Apr 11th 2021, 12:52 PM 18,264 Views 47 Comments

McAleese said the Duke of Edinburgh was there to help further peace between the two countries.

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
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Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality

Jun 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 53,401 Views 142 Comments

The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.

Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize
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Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize

Aug 22nd 2019, 11:15 PM 25,453 Views 78 Comments

She will collect the prize at a ceremony at the University of Tübingen in Germany in October.

Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times
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Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times

Jul 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 34,533 Views 92 Comments

Information about the presidents’ use of the service can be revealed for the first time following a landmark ruling this year.

Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese
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Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese

Jun 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,153 Views 39 Comments

The ruling was made by the Commissioner for Environmental Information last week.

Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights
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Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 30,045 Views 84 Comments

An email released under the Freedom of Information Act shows how Zappone had ‘very serious’ concerns ahead of the visit.

Mattie McGrath: People are 'getting sick and tired' of Mary McAleese and she should 'get off the stage'
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Mattie McGrath: People are 'getting sick and tired' of Mary McAleese and she should 'get off the stage'

Aug 23rd 2018, 12:47 PM 70,547 Views 224 Comments

The TD says the former president’s frequent criticism of the Catholic Church is ‘getting silly’

'I find them terrifying': Mary McAleese wary of gay priests and nuns who preach anti-LGBTI message
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'I find them terrifying': Mary McAleese wary of gay priests and nuns who preach anti-LGBTI message

Aug 20th 2018, 7:54 PM 61,990 Views 196 Comments

The former President expressed her concerns at ‘fake hetero homophobes’ within the Church.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,492 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

'Mary McAleese's Modern Family' and 'The John Pauls': RTÉ's papal lineup
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'Mary McAleese's Modern Family' and 'The John Pauls': RTÉ's papal lineup

Aug 8th 2018, 5:53 PM 32,447 Views 47 Comments

The state broadcaster has unveiled how it’ll mark Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland.

Leo Varadkar: 'I don't agree with the Catholic Church's policy towards women'
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Leo Varadkar: 'I don't agree with the Catholic Church's policy towards women'

Mar 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 26,458 Views 122 Comments

Speaking in Washington, the Taoiseach also said he didn’t think it was the State’s role to tell any religion what rules it should make.

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward
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Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Mar 13th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,998 Views 120 Comments

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'
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Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Mar 12th 2018, 10:30 PM 24,447 Views 167 Comments

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'
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Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'

Mar 12th 2018, 11:15 AM 76,700 Views 144 Comments

“My mother, almost 90 years of age, had to discover that from the Belfast Telegraph three weeks ago.”

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
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Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,254 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
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'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,939 Views 116 Comments

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
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Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 45,079 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'
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Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 88,778 Views 331 Comments

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

Mary McAleese says the Vatican is moving backwards on children's rights
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Mary McAleese says the Vatican is moving backwards on children's rights

Sep 13th 2017, 2:02 PM 13,357 Views 43 Comments

The former president says the church is embroiled in a dispute with the governing body of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas
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'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas

Oct 21st 2016, 8:59 PM 22,172 Views 27 Comments

The then-England captain annoyed many Irish fans by seemingly causing President Mary McAleese to walk on the grass.

Mary McAleese: "Utterly offensive" New York Times reached for "lazy tabloid stereotype"
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Mary McAleese: "Utterly offensive" New York Times reached for "lazy tabloid stereotype"

Jun 18th 2015, 11:10 AM 36,605 Views 102 Comments

The former president says she herself was a J1 student.

13 heroes of the Yes campaign
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13 heroes of the Yes campaign

May 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 64,440 Views 168 Comments

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland'
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Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland'

May 20th 2015, 2:12 PM 19,955 Views 194 Comments

Bruce Arnold has spoken out against former President Mary McAleese taking a position in the same-sex marriage referendum.

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'
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Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'

May 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 28,272 Views 140 Comments

The former President is calling for a Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum this Friday.

Mary McAleese says the same-sex referendum is about children - gay children
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Mary McAleese says the same-sex referendum is about children - gay children

Apr 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 27,909 Views 414 Comments

It’s the former Irish president’s first public comments about the issue since the start of the same-sex referendum campaign.

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense
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16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Apr 11th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,064 Views 17 Comments

Ahead of his fight tonight, we outline the reasons the Limerick native deserves respect.

Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny'
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Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny'

Mar 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 23,176 Views 73 Comments

She likes him though.

Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable
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Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable

Feb 7th 2015, 10:09 AM 12,875 Views 123 Comments

Pope Francis said this week that it’s okay for parents to smack their children.

Mary McAleese has got a new job
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Mary McAleese has got a new job

Dec 15th 2014, 6:35 AM 16,329 Views 15 Comments

Dr McAleese is going to be a professor in Irish studies at the largest Catholic university in the UK.

McAleese advert rejected over the former President's views on female ordination
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McAleese advert rejected over the former President's views on female ordination

Aug 29th 2014, 1:31 PM 24,900 Views 79 Comments

An ad for a speaking engagement has been rejected by Australian newspaper ‘The Catholic Weekly’ over the former President having ‘an agenda’.

Enda Kenny is wearing jeans and holidaying with a former president in Killarney
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Enda Kenny is wearing jeans and holidaying with a former president in Killarney

Aug 20th 2014, 3:25 PM 40,338 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach is also sporting a goatee by the looks of it.

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition
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Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

May 22nd 2014, 1:05 PM 7,760 Views 8 Comments

From befriending Tom Cruise to stealing each other’s outfits, our politicians have done it all.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jan 8th 2014, 11:06 PM 18,740 Views 14 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.

McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades'
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McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades'

Jan 8th 2014, 9:27 AM 16,028 Views 275 Comments

Her comments were welcomed by liberal Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.

Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast
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Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast

Nov 27th 2013, 6:14 PM 7,581 Views 11 Comments

Former President Mary McAleese was one of those who spoke at Fr. Reid’s funeral this afternoon.

Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000
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Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,343 Views 43 Comments

Portraits of each Taoiseach, President and Chief Justice are commissioned by the State as a matter of course.

In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State
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In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State

Jul 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 12,437 Views 89 Comments

The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?
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Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

Jul 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,656 Views 47 Comments

The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…

EU groups calls for compulsory training for university professors
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EU groups calls for compulsory training for university professors

Jun 18th 2013, 1:04 PM 5,411 Views 7 Comments

The EU group chaired by former president Mary McAleese recommended certified and continuous training for university teaching staff.

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