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Ireland is often referred to as ‘The Emerald Isle’ or the land of ‘Saints and Scholars’ but in reality Ireland is a country which mixes areas of massive economic growth with areas of stunning beauty.
Geographically the Island of Ireland is divided into four provinces, Leinster (East), Munster (South), Ulster (North) and Connacht (West).
The current population of Ireland is in the region of 5.8 million people with 4 million people living in the Republic of Ireland.
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  President of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland.
The Taoiseach is appointed upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann (the lower house of parliament), and the remainder of the cabinet upon the nomination of the Taoiseach.
The office of President of Ireland was established in 1937, in part as a replacement for the office of Governor-General that existed during the 1922-1937 Irish Free State.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_Ireland   (3796 words)

 President - Introduction to the President of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The office of the President of Ireland is established by the Constitution of Ireland.
The President is elected directly by the people of Ireland and may be removed from office by either House of the Oireachtas (the Dail and the Seanad).
The President is assisted in performing his or her duties by the Presidential Commission and the Council of State.
oasis.gov.ie /.../president_of_ireland/president_introduction.html   (274 words)

 Mary McAleese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Belfast in Northern Ireland, prior to becoming president she was a barrister, journalist and academic.
She was called to the Northern Ireland Bar in 1974 and is today also a member of the Bar in the Republic of Ireland.
On 11th November, 1997, she was inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland, the first time in history that a woman had succeeded another woman as an elected head of state anywhere in the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary_McAleese   (850 words)

 Wikinfo | President of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The residence of the President of Ireland is the ninety-two room Áras an Uachtaráin, (pronounced 'Or-us an ook-tar-on', the gaelic for the President's house) in the Phoenix Park, Dublin.
In recent times, both Presidents Robinson and her successor Mary McAleese (1997-) have visited the Palace on numerous occasions, while the Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Earl of Wessex and Duke of Edinburgh have all visited successive presidents of Ireland in Áras an Uachtaráin (the presidential palace).
On balance, the weight of evidence would suggest that King George VI, as King of Ireland, remained on as Irish head of state until 1949, when the key international representional role previously performed by the King was vested instead in the President of Ireland under the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=President_of_Ireland   (1924 words)

 NOW President Ireland Visits Institute
Ireland said that NOW has chosen reproductive freedom rights as the issue to organize around because reproductive freedom rights act as a symbol for many other human rights, such as the right to self-determination, health, and equality.
Ireland said she was “shocked that the programs were removed from orientation.” She felt that such programs facilitate positive relations between men and women.
Ireland spoke about the report written two years ago about women in science, stating that “it took an enormous amount of courage” on the part of the women involved to come forward with their complaints.
www-tech.mit.edu /V121/N16/ireland.16n.html   (939 words)

 Official Seal of the President of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Official Seal of the President of Ireland (Irish: Séala Oifigeamhail Uachtarán na hÉireann) was presented to the first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde and every subsequent president, to be affixed to every "...order, commission, warrant, or other instrument...
A serving president has custody of the official seal, but if his powers are being carried out by the Presidential Commission, then that body has custody of the official seal.
The official seal is similar to the design of the Great Seal of the Irish Free State which was itself under the custody of the Governor-General of the Irish Free State.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Official_Seal_of_the_President_of_Ireland   (198 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The president is formally one of three tiers of the Oireachtas (national parliament).
The investigating house can remove the President if it decides, by at least a two-thirds majority, that she is guilty of the charge of which she is accused, and that the charge is sufficiently serious as to warrant her removal.
In recent times, both Presidents Robinson and her successor Mary McAleese (1997—) have visited the Palace on numerous occasions, while the Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Earl of Wessex and Duke of Edinburgh have all visited successive presidents of Ireland in Áras an Uachtaráin (the presidential palace).
www.hostingciamca.com /index.php?title=President_of_Ireland   (2954 words)

 NBC Universal > Executive Biographies
Ireland is a GE officer and reports to Jeff Zucker, chief executive officer of NBC Universal Television Group.
Ireland previously served as president of the NBC Television Stations since November 1999, adding responsibility for the Telemundo Television Stations to his duties in May 2004 following NBC’s acquisition of Universal.
Ireland is a member of the board of directors of ValueVision Media, the Television Bureau of Advertising, and Maximum Service Television (MSTV).
www.nbcuni.com /About_NBC_Universal/Executive_Bios/ireland_jay.shtml   (276 words)

 Mary McAleese
It is the people of Ireland who, in a million big and small ways, in quiet acts of hard work, heroism and generosity have built up the fabric of home, community and country on which the remarkable success story of today's Ireland is built.
They have kept their love of Ireland, its traditions and its culture deep in their hearts so that wherever we travel in the world there is always a part of Ireland of which we can be proud and which in turn takes pride in us.
Ireland sits tantalisingly ready to embrace a golden age of affluence, self-assurance tolerance and peace.
gos.sbc.edu /m/mcaleese.html   (1410 words)

 What Women Want: NOW President Traces Her Path to Power   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As NOW celebrates its 30th anniversary, NOW President Patricia Ireland describes her own path to power, the struggle for feminist progress and her vision for the future in the new book What Women Want, to be published by Dutton in June.
The book traces Ireland's life from rural Indiana to her stint as a stewardess and the personal and political empowerment that eventually catapulted her to the pinnacle of this country's feminist movement.
Ireland's legal prowess got her actively involved with NOW as pro-bono counsel and political strategist on many fronts, including the Equal Rights Amendment.
www.now.org /nnt/05-96/pibook.html   (556 words)

 Democracy in the City - The President of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She was inaugurated on the 11th of November 1997 and is the eighth president of our country.
A candidate for presidency must be 35 years old or over and can only run for office if nominated by either a minimum of 20 members of the Dáil or Seanad Eireann or not less than 4 administrative counties.
Mary Robinson Seventh President of Ireland and the first ever female to hold the Office, she was elected in 1990.
www.dublin.ie /democracy/index.asp?locID=419&docID=-1   (391 words)

 President (of Ireland) welcomes Chernobyl children
President Mary McAleese today opened the doors of her official residence to dozens of Chernobyl children escaping the effects of nuclear fallout.
President Alexander Lukashenko has moved to restrict children leaving Belarus for the holidays, which add years on to their lives.
The voluntary organisation said that for each month a child spends in Ireland an estimated two years is added to their life.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1307301/posts   (507 words)

 News - Christmas with the President of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On 17th December, the Local Organising Committee of Apimondia Ireland were invited to present the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese with a christmas gift from Apimondia Ireland 2005.
President Philip McCabe and Secretary Norman Walsh presented 32 jars of Honey, one from every county (state) in Ireland.
President McAleese was delighted with the gift and remarked that her father, a honey enthusiatist, would be delighted with such an offering.
www.apimondia2005.com /news/christmaswiththepresident.html   (118 words)

 Former NOW President Patricia Ireland to Head YWCA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Patricia Ireland, former president of the National Organization for Women, was named Wednesday as the new chief executive of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Ireland, 57, says she plans to bring new energy into the 145-year-old organization, increasing its national prominence and political activism.
Ireland discovered feminism during her second marriage when, as an airline stewardess with a "primo" health plan, she assumed her husband would be covered by her medical insurance.
Ireland takes credit for a great deal, from the actual writing of this book (which was ghost-written by a male journalist, lesbian novelist, and a few others) to serious changes within the feminist movement.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/903585/posts   (2391 words)

 Patricia Ireland, President of NOW, 1991-2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ireland helped originate the lawsuit when she served as legal counsel for Florida NOW and briefly served as lead counsel on the case.
She served on the board of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and, in 1993, was a co-convener and keynote speaker for the 30th anniversary march on Washington commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ireland received her law degree from the University of Miami Law School in 1975.
www.now.org /officers/pi.html   (427 words)

 President of Ireland and legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Legislation in Ireland starts life as a Bill which is passed by both Houses of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament).
He or she must first consult with the Council of State but the decision to refer the Bill is the President's alone.
The President must consult with the Council of State before he or she decides whether or not to refer it.
oasis.gov.ie /.../president_of_ireland/president_and_legislation.html   (519 words)

 President, Section Ireland
President of Section Ireland, Joe Lynch has been a member of IPA since 1975 and has been actively involved in the management of IPA since 1978 when he was first elected onto one of the Section's Branch Committees.
He was subsequently elected onto a Regional Committee in 1979 and at the National Council held in Sligo in 1985 was elected to the position of Supplies Secretary on the National Executive Committee.
Joe was elected, unopposed to the position of National President at National Council held in Malahide, Dublin in the year 2000 and re-elected as President at National Council held in Dundalk in 2003.
www.ipaireland.com /president.html   (287 words)

 Network Ireland - National President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She is past President of Kildare and has been on National Executive for the past 4 years.
One of the most satisfying aspects of Network Ireland Kildare for Jacquie is their ongoing work for charity.
She was branch treasurer for 3 years before becoming President of Network Cork.
www.networkireland.ie /president.html   (452 words)

 President of Ireland receives honorary doctor of laws degree
Oct. 11, 2002—Mary McAleese, the President of Ireland, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University on Friday, Oct. 11, at Mitchell Hall.
Inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland in 1997, McAleese also has served as a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Trade and Investment in Ireland.
At the ceremony, University of Delaware President David P. Roselle welcomed McAleese into the ranks of UD alumni, telling her that she is now a Blue Hen.
www.udel.edu /PR/UDaily/01-02/eirepresident101102.html   (1053 words)

 Áras an Uachtaráin - Biographies
On 11th November, 1997, Mary McAleese was inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland.
She graduated in Law from the Queen's University of Belfast in 1973 and was called to the Northern Ireland Bar in 1974.
President McAleese is an experienced broadcaster, having worked as a current affairs journalist and presenter in radio and television with Radio Telefís Éireann.
www.president.ie /index.php?section=20&lang=eng   (307 words)

 The First Republican President in Ireland -- The Wild Geese Today
Undoubtedly intended as a compliment in the Protestant-dominated yard, the comparison of Grant to the Puritan general would not endear Grant to Ireland's Catholics, who were weaned on stories of Cromwell's reputed slaughter of Irish Catholics in the mid-17th century.
As far as the bulk of the Irish in Ireland were concerned, though, Grant was a most welcome and notable visitor, and they welcomed him, as did virtually all locals did on his 27-country itinerary.
Ireland was the 21st country on his itinerary.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/gr_ire1.html   (1013 words)

 Address to the President of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I take this occasion to express to you my deep affection for the Irish people and I ask you kindly to bring back to them the Pope’s warm greeting and the assurance of his prayers.
Ireland, with its rich Christian history and its outstanding patrimony of spiritual and cultural values, has an essential role to play in the building of the new Europe and the affirmation of its deepest identity.
It is my hope that the Gospel message will provide continued inspiration and encouragement to all who are committed to the advancement of Ireland in the path of justice and solidarity, and above all in the great work of national reconciliation.
www.vatican.va /holy_father/john_paul_ii/speeches/2003/november/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_20031106_president-ireland_en.html   (146 words)

 Bristol University | News | President of Ireland awarded honorary degree
Mary McAleese, President of Ireland was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at a special lunchtime ceremony in the Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building on Wednesday 4 December 2002.
In a special address, the President said: "I am deeply honoured to receive the Degree of Doctor of Laws from a University I have long admired and respected and grateful for this opportunity to revisit the city John Betjemen aptly described as 'the most beautiful, interesting and distinguished city in England'.
Mary McAleese was inaugurated as the eighth President of Ireland on 11th November 1997.
www.bris.ac.uk /news/2002/mcaleese.htm   (295 words)

 President of Ireland Jesuit University Residence Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, gave the Jubilee Year Lecture at the Jesuit University Residence Hall in Dublin on Tuesday, 31st October 2000.
Yet if we look further, there is no shortage of evidence that this is not the case: there are many people of courage across the world whose rejection of cynicism and despair continues to inspire, whose acceptance of leadership is motivated not by ambition but by a desire to serve.
The President concluded by encouraging the students and those gathered to partipate actively in society: ‘You have a choice which you will be, player or spectator, giver or taker, carer or deserter.
user.online.be /~sj.eur.news/ns/d1031.htm   (387 words)

 Välisministeerium : President of Ireland will pay a state visit to Estonia
President of Ireland Mary McAleese will start her first state visit to Estonia on Thursday, 24 May. President McAleese will be accompanied by an official delegation.
On Friday, the President of Ireland will visit Tartu, where she will meet with leaders of Tartu City and County, and Rector of the University of Tartu Jaak Aaviksoo.
Ireland supports Estonia’s accession to the European Union and has confirmed her readiness to share experience obtained from the EU accession negotiations also with Estonia.
www.vm.ee /est/kat_138/467.html?arhiiv_kuup=kuup_2001   (629 words)

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