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#Mary McAleese

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize Alfons Auer Ethics Award

Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize

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

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese used government jet service hundreds of times Right To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government ordered to release records about use of its jet service by Michael D Higgins and Mary McAleese Right To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights World Meeting Of Families

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mattie McGrath: People are 'getting sick and tired' of Mary McAleese and she should 'get off the stage' Papal Visit

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon Heritage Hotspots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Mary McAleese's Modern Family' and 'The John Pauls': RTÉ's papal lineup A Changing Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'I don't agree with the Catholic Church's policy towards women' Washington DC

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward Malachy Finnegan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny' Mary McAleese This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan' Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous' Mary McAleese

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing' Catholic Church

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says the Vatican is moving backwards on children's rights Catholic Church

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

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.

From The42 'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas Looking Back This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese: "Utterly offensive" New York Times reached for "lazy tabloid stereotype" Berkeley

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

The former president says she herself was a J1 student.

From TheJournal.ie 13 heroes of the Yes campaign How The Ref Was Won

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

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

From TheJournal.ie Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland' Bruce Arnold

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children' Support

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says the same-sex referendum is about children - gay children The Marriage Ref

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

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

From The42 16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense Legend

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny' Speaking Out
From TheJournal.ie Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable Smacking

Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese has got a new job In The Door

Mary McAleese has got a new job

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

From TheJournal.ie McAleese advert rejected over the former President's views on female ordination LGBT

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny is wearing jeans and holidaying with a former president in Killarney Holi-dáil

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Throwback Thursday: Politics edition TBT

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

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.

From TheJournal.ie McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades' Church

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast RIP This post contains images

Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast

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

From TheJournal.ie Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000 Brian Cowen

Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000

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

From TheJournal.ie In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State Abortion Bill This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill? Abortion

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie EU groups calls for compulsory training for university professors Higher Education

EU groups calls for compulsory training for university professors

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

From TheJournal.ie McAleese honoured with bridge in her name Mary Mcaleese Bridge

McAleese honoured with bridge in her name

The former president’s work for peace was honoured with the naming of Mary McAleese Boyne Valley Bridge.

From The42 'Our President shouldn't have been put in that situation' - O'Callaghan on red carpet fiasco 6 Nations This post contains videos

'Our President shouldn't have been put in that situation' - O'Callaghan on red carpet fiasco

Former Ireland hooker Shane Byrne had some choice words on the English captain’s “belligerence” in 2003.

From TheJournal.ie Martin McAleese to resign from Seanad next week Seanad Éireann

Martin McAleese to resign from Seanad next week

The independent Senator has written to the Seanad Cathaoirleach, who will confirm the resignation on Tuesday.

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