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# Climate
People under 60 likely to face ‘less liveable’ world, Mary Robinson says
She said millions of people will be forced to leave their homes because of climate change.
# cop26
Mary Robinson says some world leaders failing to hit 'crisis mode' over climate change
The former president took aim at Australia, Saudi Arabia and others in an emotional interview today.
# Princess Latifa
UN should seek release of Dubai princess and her sister, says Mary Robinson
Princess Latifa has called for police to reinvestigate the disappearance of her sister in 2000.
# Sheikha Latifa
Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.
# nights in
Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
# Princess Latifa
Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess
Mary Robinson says she was ‘horribly tricked’ by Dubai princess’ family.
# Latifa Al Maktoum
Mary Robinson says she was 'horribly tricked' by Dubai princess' family
Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum said that she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.
# Akinwumi Adesina
Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank
Akinwumi Adesina is accused by whistleblowers of corruption.
# hunger report
Climate change could lead to a rise in the already 'alarming' levels of world hunger
The number of people who are undernourished worldwide has risen to 822 million in 2018.
# climate action
'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg
Robinson was referring to Thunberg’s address at the Climate Action Summit in New York.
# decline and fall
Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest
The Zimbabwe leader was viewed as a pariah by the West for decades. Things were different in 1983.
# Victoria House
Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.
# rural ireland
'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland
‘It was like having a maid around your house.’
# Carbon Tax
Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'
The former president said Ireland needs to introduce a carbon tax, but must do so in the right way.
# runaway princess
Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'
Princess Haya says she wanted counself from the former Irish president.
# Human Rights
Mary Robinson 'dismayed' at media comments as she comes under fire for claiming Dubai princess is 'troubled'
Mary Robinson has come under fire for claiming that an Emirati princess who has stated she is being held against her will is “in the loving care of her family”.
# dubai princess
'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson
She failed in her attempt to flee the UAE in March.
# Human Rights
Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders
Robinson is following in the footsteps of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Kofi Annan.
# All I Want Is UN
Bono warns UN is 'under attack' as he issues rallying call for Irish security council seat
Leo Varadkar and Mary Robinson also made speeches calling for Ireland to win a seat on the UN Security Council.
# Politics and Society
Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it
A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.
Former President Mary Robinson is dishing out the same life advice as Meghan Markle
Listen up ladies, Mary is speaking!
# women's christmas
Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.
# shocked
Mary Robinson at the UN: Trump's threat to 'obliterate North Korean people' provoked 'gasps'
The former Irish president has attacked the current US President.
# going rogue
US will become a 'rogue state' if it pulls out of the Paris deal - Mary Robinson
President Donald Trump yesterday delayed a decision to honour or walk away from the climate deal.
# never go out of style
15 truly iconic Irish fashion moments
Pretty sure when Yves Saint Laurent said “Fashion fades. Style is eternal.” he was talking about this lot.
# Regrets
Mary Robinson says she was "bullied" into stepping down as President early
Robinson said it was her “hardest decision” not to go for a second term as President.
# chilling
'Trump is a bully. And we have to stand up to bullies' - Mary Robinson
The former Irish president was scathing in her criticism this morning of the American commander-in-chief.
# Ballina
Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library
Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.
# public money
Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library
The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.
# pricey papers
Controversy over €8.5 million price tag for Mary Robinson's Presidential library
Questions have been raised about costs to the State.
# refugee crisis
Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe
The former Irish president thinks we can learn a lot from the east African nation when it comes to looking after refugees.
# oh mary
7 ways Mary Robinson WAS nineties Ireland
There really was something about Mary.
# the pope is alright
Former president Mary Robinson is very happy with the Pope
The pope says earth is beginning to look more like an “immense pile of filth”.
# banter
Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night
They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.
# Flashback
Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983
The controversial 8th Amendment has just been passed and two heavyweights from the pro-choice and pro-life sides go head-to-head.
# Mrs Robinson
We have solved the mystery of Mary Robinson on Tinder... and it's delightful
Here’s to you…
# New Job
Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy
She previously held the role of Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…
# come dance with me
7 ways Mary Robinson shaped Irish culture in the 90s
There really WAS something about Mary.
# safe house
Poets, presidents and polls: The Seanad through the decades
It’s existence now secure after Friday’s referendum, takes a look back at some interesting moments from the history of the upper chamber…