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  Mary McAleese - Background, Presidency
McAleese was a member of the Catholic Church Episcopal Delegation to the New Ireland Forum in 1984 and a member of the Catholic Church delegation to the North Commission on Contentious Parades in 1996.
McAleese's initial seven year term of office ended in November 2004, but she announced on 14 September of that year that she would be standing for a second term in the 2004 presidential election.
The first individual born in Northern Ireland to become President of Ireland, President McAleese is a regular visitor to Northern Ireland, where she has been on the whole warmly welcomed by both communities, confounding the critics who had believed she would be a divisive figure.
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  Mary McAleese - Wikipedia
Mary Patricia McAleese (27 juni 1951) is de achtste President van Ierland, Uachtarán na hÉireann (1997-).
Mary Patricia Leneghan werd geboren op 27 juni 1951 in Belfast.
In 1997 versloeg McAleese ex-Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in de verkiezing voor de Fianna Fáil kandidatuur voor het presidentschap.
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 Mary McAleese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
McAleese was a member of the Catholic Church Episcopal Delegation to the New Ireland Forum in 1984 and a member of the Catholic Church delegation to the North Commission on Contentious Parades in 1996.
In 1997 McAleese defeated former Taoiseach (prime minister) Albert Reynolds in an internal, party election held to determine the Fianna Fáil nomination for the Irish presidency.
McAleese's initial seven year term of office ended in November 2004, but she announced on 14th September of that year that she would be standing for a second term in the 2004 presidential election.
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 Mary McAleese: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Mary McAleese
Ulster-born Mary McAleese has not yet made up her mind whether to go for a second term as President of the Republic but it is believed there may be some family reluctance to her standing for re-election.
Mary McAleese said she was proud of the honour conferred on her by the university.
Irish President Mary McAleese has said the transition from a culture of conflict to that of peace and prosperity was closer than ever before in the shared history of Ireland north and south.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Mary McAleese
Mary Terese Winifred Robinson (Irish name Máire Mhic Róibín; born 21 May 1944) was the first female President of Ireland, serving from 1990 to 1997, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, from 1997 to 2002.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms.
The Irish Council of State met on 28th October, 1999 to advise President Mary McAleese on whether or not to deliver an address to the Houses of the Oireachtas on the subject of the new millennium.
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 Mary McAleese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary Patricia McAleese (27 juni 1951) is de achtste President van Ierland Uachtarán na hÉireann (1997 -).
Mary Patricia Leneghan werd geboren op 27 1951 in Belfast.
In 1997 versloeg McAleese ex- Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in de verkiezing voor de Fianna Fáil kandidatuur voor het presidentschap.
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 Mary McAleese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary was born Mary Leneghan on June 27, 1951 in Northern Ireland.
Mary was appointed Professor of Law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland 1975.
On November 11, 1997, Mary McAleese became the eighth President of Ireland.
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 Mary Robinson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mary Robinson (Irish name Máire Mhic Róibín; born 21 May 1944) was the first female President of Ireland, serving from 1990 to 1997, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, from 1997 to 2002.
Though Catholic, Mary Bourke received the permission of the then Archbishop of Dublin, John Charles McQuaid to study in Trinity College, Dublin; at the time Roman Catholics were forbidden by church rules from studying without a dispensation in Trinity, which was founded by Queen Elizabeth I and was once a Protestant, Unionist bastion.
Charles J. Haughey, Taoiseach when she was elected (and who had had to dismiss her rival, Brian Lenihan when the Progressive Democrats, the smaller party in government, threatened to leave the government unless he was sacked) had a diffident relationship with her, at one stage preventing her from delivering the prestigious BBC Dimbleby Lecture.
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 The Daily Cougar--News Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
McAleese described to an overflowing audience at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy how the various factions in the three-decade-long sectarian fighting over the destiny of Northern Ireland were able to achieve a lasting, if fragile, peace agreement with the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
McAleese, who suffered her own losses during the "troubles" while growing up in Belfast, was elected to the presidency without previous political experience in 1997 following a varied career as a journalist, a criminal lawyer and a university administrator.
McAleese described how Ireland, which historically was always one of the poorest countries in Europe, has in recent years undergone a tremendous economic boom, fueled by its membership in the European Union and the new economy based on high technology.
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 McAleese Mary - Search Results - MSN Encarta
McAleese, Mary (1951-), Irish lawyer, broadcaster, and politician, President of Ireland (1997-).
On 11th November, 1997, Mary McAleese was inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland.
Mary McAleese was re-elected on Friday 1st October 2004 being the only...
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 Mary McAleese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary Patricia McAleese (born June 27, 1951) is the eighth (and current) President ofIreland, Uachtarán na hÉireann (1997 -).
McAleese was a memberof the Catholic Church Episcopal Delegation to the New Ireland Forum in 1984 and a member of the Catholic Church delegation tothe North Commission on Contentious Parades in 1996.
In 1997 McAleese defeated former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in anelection for the Fianna Fáil nomination for the presidency.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Martin McAleese
Mary McAleese was inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland on November 11, 1997.
In 1975, Mary McAleese was appointed Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology in Trinity College Dublin.
President McAleese and her husband, Martin McAleese, are the parents of three children.
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 President McAleese
McAleese and her husband Martin were accompanied on their visit by the Mayor and Mayoress.
McAleese's ground breaking speech to a Unionist dominated council was a sign of how the political situation had moved forward.
PRESIDENT Mary McAleese spoke movingly at Lisburn Council on Monday of a recent visit she made to Messines in Belgium along with Lagan Valley DUP MLA Alderman Edwin Poots, who is the province's Minister for Arts, Culture and Leisure.
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 The Rice Thresher Online | NEWS | Irish President McAleese discusses peace process
Irish President Mary McAleese described negotiations between Northern Ireland and Ireland at an April 19 speech entitled "Conflict Resolution and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland." The speech was sponsored by the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy.
McAleese recognized the important contributions by the United States and other nations to the peace process with Northern Ireland, and thanked U.S. President George W. Bush and Congress for their continued bipartisan support for peace.
McAleese said another factor in the negotiations' success was the dedication of all parties to addressing challenging issues such as human rights, law enforcement, criminal justice, the demilitarization of society and the reduction of illegally-owned weapons.
www.rice.edu /projects/thresher/issues/88/01.04.27/current/news/story4.html   (1466 words)

  
 RIT - News & Events: President of Ireland to receive honorary doctorate from RIT
Mary McAleese, eighth president of Ireland, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from RIT for work promoting peace and commitment to civil rights and the rights of the disabled.
McAleese was a member of the Catholic Church Episcopal delegation to the New Ireland Forum and a founder member of the Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas.
McAleese is a past member of the Council of Social Welfare (Dublin), the Irish Commission for Justice and Peace, a founding member of Belfast Women's Aid and former member of the executive committee of Focus Point for Homeless People (Dublin).
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 Lateline - 2/9/1998: Marys Way. Australian Broadcasting Corp
When Mary Robinson toured Australia some years ago she so charmed her audience that even avowed monarchists were heard to say...`if we can have someone like her, I'll vote for a republic'.
In fact Mary McAleese was on her way to to her first visit visit to Australia this time last year..when Fianna Fail..Ireland's conservative party nominated her as their candidate for the presidency.
In particular it was women in the seventies who realised that the whole political transformation that had to take place in the north of Ireland not only had to be grounded in civil rights but also had to be grounded in the type of humanity a vision of humanity which underpins civil rights.
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 An Phoblacht: What line did Mary McAleese cross?
As President of Ireland, McAleese was scheduled to attend an international commemoration to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz.
Mary McAleese, the President of Ireland, had mentioned the unmentionable, had spoken the unspeakable in relation to the North.
McAleese, in her small acknowledgement, broke the agreed silence imposed upon the northern nationalist experience; she stepped beyond the rhetoric of the favoured discourse and in doing so the Irish President inadvertently legitimised the struggle for equality and justice in the north.
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 McAleese, Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary McAleese, who became the Irish Republic's eighth president on November 11, requested that guests at her inauguration ceremony should dress informally - suggesting a modern, populist approach during her term of office.
Mrs McAleese is the first president of the Irish Republic to come from Northern Ireland, the six counties of Ireland that remain contentiously under British jurisdiction.
Her successor, Mary McAleese, will bring considerable intelligence and personal warmth to her new role, as well as a firm commitment to peace and reconciliation throughout Ireland.
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 Mary McAleese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary Patricia Leneghan was born on June 1951 in Belfast.
McAleese was a member the Catholic Church Episcopal Delegation to the Ireland Forum in 1984 and a member the Catholic Church delegation to the North on Contentious Parades in 1996.
With Mary's soothing voice and the beautiful music I am able to go to a place of blissful peace and relaxation, yet I feel rejuvenated when I "return." With the fast pace of our world it is a great way f...
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 Mary McAleese - Wikipedia, wolna encyklopedia
McAleese była członkiem Episkopalnej Delegacji Katolickiego Kościoła do Nowego Forum Irlandii w 1984 oraz członkiem Delegacji Kościoła Katolickiego do Północnej Komisji ds.
W 1997 McAleese pokonała byłego premiera (taoiseach) Alberta Reynoldsa w prawyborach wewnątrz Fianna Fáil i została nominowana kandydatką partii na stanowisko prezydenta Irlandii.
Oficjalnie siedmioletnia kadencja McAleese miała dobiec końca w listopadzie 2004, jednak McAleese rozpisała wybory prezydenckie na 14 września 2004 roku, w których odniosła ponowne zwycięstwo i zostala zaprzysiężona 11 listopada 2004 roku.
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 Irish President Recalls the Powerful Impact of JFK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mary McAleese, president of Ireland, came to the Library in October with a message of hope and fond recollections of President John F. Kennedy as a "source of inspiration and joy."
McAleese said in the prepared text of a speech to a fl-tie dinner at the Kennedy Library.
McAleese, a lawyer, journalist and academic, is the first person born in Northern Ireland to serve as president of the Republic.
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 Western People: Mary McAleese’s Mayo connections   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He writes that when Mary Robinson announced on March 12, 1997, that she would not seek a second term as Head of State, Harry Casey, a school teacher in Navan and a close friend of the McAleeses, phoned Mary’s husband, Martin, suggesting that she should stand for the Presidency.
Only days after this unceremonial expulsion, Mary McAleese again marched out of the the Dáil, this time in triumph as she headed for Buswell’s to give her first press conference after being elected as the Fianna Fáil candidate for the Presidency.
The eldest of nine children, the outlook of the young Mary, nee, Leneghan, was shaped by the intimidation suffered by the minority nationalist community from the Protestant loyalist majority, and it describes a machine gun attack on the Leneghan’s north Belfast home when, fortunately, no one was inside.
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In her apparent contradictions, McAleese may well represent a nation that is no longer poor and isolated, a political culture that is shaking off grudges and loyal- ties born in the civil war in the 1920s, and a state no longer in thrall to the church.
Mary McAleese was born June 17, 1951, the eldest of nine children who grew up in a Protestant neighborhood of north Belfast until violence forced the family out in the early 1970s.
McAleese worked as a reporter for RTE, the state broadcasting service, and was a losing Fianna Fail party candidate for the Irish parliament in the 1987 election.
www.recordonline.com /1997/11-02-97/irelands.htm   (445 words)

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