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#Mary McAleese

From TheJournal.ie GAA voted Ireland’s greatest ever force for social change Social Change

GAA voted Ireland’s greatest ever force for social change

The GAA beat both St Vincent de Paul and Mary McAleese to be named as the most responsible for social change in Ireland, in a survey commissioned by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed Gay Marriage

McAleese's support for gay marriage welcomed

GLEN has “strongly welcomed” the comments the former Irish President made in an interview that will be screened tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't' Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'

In an interview to be broadcast this evening, the former President also discusses gay marriage and discusses her attitude to church governance.

From TheJournal.ie Senator McAleese meets with Magdalene survivors Magdalene Laundries

Senator McAleese meets with Magdalene survivors

The Justice for Magdalenes group said that survivors and family members of survivors met with the Senator to discuss state interaction with the Magdalene Laundries.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Handshake controversies Put It There

The Magnificent Seven: Handshake controversies

And the award for Fair Play in Sport goes to… none of this lot.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: New Year's Day Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: New Year's Day

The first day of 2012: peace prize for the McAleeses, the Phoenix Park has a big birthday, testing times in Iran, Titanic memories and a sneak peek at what will be hot in 2012…

From TheJournal.ie Former President and husband win Tipperary International Peace Award Peace Prize

Former President and husband win Tipperary International Peace Award

Mary and Martin McAleese were named as the recipients of the award for their work in promoting peace and reconciliation in Ireland and abroad.

From TheJournal.ie 2011: The Year in Numbers Review 2011

2011: The Year in Numbers

From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach's mother Eithne Kenny laid to rest in Mayo RIP This post contains images

Taoiseach's mother Eithne Kenny laid to rest in Mayo

Mrs Kenny passed away last Saturday, aged 93.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins Inauguration This post contains images

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins

The ninth President of Ireland in his finest ceremonial hour…

From TheJournal.ie In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration President Higgins

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration

The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins to be inaugurated as Ireland's ninth president today Inauguration Day

Higgins to be inaugurated as Ireland's ninth president today

A ceremony will take place at Dublin Castle later today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy? Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the 14 years of President Mary McAleese Bye Bye This post contains images

In pictures: the 14 years of President Mary McAleese

As it is the last day of President Mary McAleese’s time in office, we have taken a look back at the highlights of her two-term presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency? Aras11 This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency?

The current President of Ireland’s 14-year tenure is drawing to a close – how do you think she has managed the role over that time?

From The42 In pictures: The sporting presidency of Mary McAleese Reeling In The Years This post contains images

In pictures: The sporting presidency of Mary McAleese

As President Mary McAleese enjoys her final day in office, we look back at some of the sporting highlights of her 14 years in the Áras.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese prepares for the end of her presidency Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese prepares for the end of her presidency

After 14 years in office, it’s the final full day in office for the president.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: What are Bertie and Brian doing in the Áras? Bertie N Brian This post contains images

In pictures: What are Bertie and Brian doing in the Áras?

The boys/former taoisigh are back in town for a ‘thank you’ reception by President McAleese for her Council of State.

From TheJournal.ie 11 things you might not know about our former presidents Presidential Facts

11 things you might not know about our former presidents

Did you know that Douglas Hyde was fluent in Hebrew? Here’s 11 other things you may not have known about the past residents of Áras an Uachtaráin.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote Race For The Áras This post contains images

In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote

The candidates, their families and plenty of others across the country are voting today.

From TheJournal.ie Presidential polls can sometimes be wrong - but not by very much Opinion Polls

Presidential polls can sometimes be wrong - but not by very much

Candidates hoping to turn their fortunes from the latest Red C poll can’t count on much historical precedent so close to polling.

From TheJournal.ie McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip Lebanon

McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip

The President will meet with members of the 104th Battalion today, visit Camp Shamrock, and lay a wreath in memory of those who have lost their lives.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning, including the latest on the Áras candidates, Mary McAleese’s final official overseas trip, and can your phone tell you the meaning of life?

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: what the Áras candidates have been getting up to Race For The Áras This post contains images

In pictures: what the Áras candidates have been getting up to

The candidates have been travelling across the country delivering their message.

From TheJournal.ie Cystic Fibrosis ward to open at Crumlin hospital today Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis ward to open at Crumlin hospital today

President Mary McAleese will be at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital today to open a state-of-the-art, four-bed ward for patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

From TheJournal.ie Does age matter? A look at Áras elections of the past Race For The Áras This post contains images

Does age matter? A look at Áras elections of the past

It’s the most crowded presidential election ever – but how do this year’s candidates compare to previous years in terms of age?

From TheJournal.ie Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum Global Irish

Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum

Former US president Bill Clinton, economist David McWilliams and actor Gabriel Byrne are among those attending the event next month.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don’t look for a messiah in our next President Opinion

Column: Don’t look for a messiah in our next President

The race for the Áras may be dramatic – but real change will only come from somewhere else, writes Colm O’Gorman.

From The42 Snapshot: Ireland's World Cup squad head to Áras an Uachtaráin RWC2011 This post contains images

Snapshot: Ireland's World Cup squad head to Áras an Uachtaráin

Look at what Jamie Heaslip bought as a present for his team-mates.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to meet with president of European Council Van Rompuy

Taoiseach to meet with president of European Council

Discussions are expected to focus on the agenda for next week’s June European Council summit.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?

Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.

From TheJournal.ie Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid Race For The Áras

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid

The managing director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia says she will seek the nomination of four councils to run in October.

From TheJournal.ie Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline Obama

Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline

The impromptu hurley jokes; the emotional speeches; the bad hair day. We’ve got it all in our minute-by-minute timeline of this historic day.

From TheJournal.ie Obama says the "sun's coming out" as he meets with President McAleese at the Áras Obama

Obama says the "sun's coming out" as he meets with President McAleese at the Áras

Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle have now departed Áras an Uachtaráin after meeting with president Mary McAleese and her husband this morning.

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

From TheJournal.ie "We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen Royal Visit

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen

The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit Royal Visit This post contains images

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit

Guests attending last night’s function included Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and former politician Iris Robinson, as well as political leaders Enda Kenny and David Cameron.