Ba í Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa (27 Meitheamh 1951 i mBéal Feirste a rugadh í) ochtú hUachtarán na hÉireann ó 1997 go 2011.
Sa bhliain 1997 bhuail Máire Mhic Ghiolla Íosa iar-Thaoiseach Ailbhe Mac Raghnaill agus roghnaíodh mar iarrthóir Fhianna Fáil don Uachtaránacht í. Toghadh í mar uachtarán sa bhliain 1997. Ar 11 Samhain insealbhaíodh Máire Mhic Ghiolla Íosa mar ochtú Uachtarán na hÉireann. Tháinig sí i gcomharbas ar Mháire Mhic Roibín. "Droichid a thogáil" an téama a bhain lena huachtaránacht dar léi.
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A CENTRE in north Galway which provides a wide range of information and supports to those diagnosed with cancer has been officially opened by President Mary McAleese.
The facility, operated by Tuam Cancer Care and which cost €500,000, was built from the proceeds of one large anonymous donation and funds raised locally.
It provides a drop-in service and offers a wide range of therapies and workshops as well as counselling for those living with cancer.
In addition, it has begun a special programme for children aged five to 12 who are experiencing the impact of a cancer ...
Irish president Mary McAleese contacted the Harte and McAreavey families yesterday to offer her sympathies as tributes poured in for Michaela.
GAA president Christy Cooney said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Michaela's family and the wider Harte family, her husband John and the McAreaveys at this tragic time.
"Michaela was a familiar face to so many GAA followers. Her radiant smile, passion for life and interest in all things Gaelic were obvious to anyone who crossed her path and the loss to those who loved her most must be incalculable at this time."
IRELAND DID not have oil wells or gold mines but it did have the youth of Ireland and their “restless curiosity”, President Mary McAleese said as she officially opened the 2011 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS in Dublin. “Thank God we have that inquisitiveness.”
The President officiated at yesterday’s launch, welcoming students and thanking them for their efforts. “You have filled this place with an electrically charged energy,” she said. “It is like a national grid of intellectual energy.”
Her comments ...
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ITT students reward their teaching heroes - The Kerryman ITT students reward their teaching heroesThe KerrymanNational Forum Patron Mary McAleese said the awards highlighted the importance of inspirational teachers. "Excellence in teaching is about much more than simply getting students through their exams," she said. "It's about inspiration, passion ...a další »