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 ...
TG4 to screen new Cumann na mBan documentary - RTE.ie RTE.ieTG4 to screen new Cumann na mBan documentaryRTE.ieIn April 1914, Cumann na mBan, one of the most important women's organisations in modern Irish history was formed. A new documentary will air Sunday March 8, at 7.15pm. Moreover it was the most important women's organisation in the revolutionary ...
Mary McAleese criticises pope over smacking comment - Irish Times Irish TimesMary McAleese criticises pope over smacking commentIrish TimesFormer president Mary McAleese has criticised Pope Francis's apparent support for parents smacking their children in the name of discipline. Ms McAleese accused the Vatican of reversing its position on parental corporal punishment, and questioned ...Mary McAleese warns Catholic church 'turning back the clock' on slapping childrenNewstalk 106-108 fmIrish advisor to Pope on child protection critical of pontiff over smacking ...RTE.ieMcAleese hits out at Pope over smacking of childrenBelfast TelegraphThe Straits Times -Kildare Nationalistvšech 651 zpravodajských článků »
Mary McAleese slams Pope Francis' views on slapping children - IrishCentral IrishCentralMary McAleese slams Pope Francis' views on slapping childrenIrishCentralMcAleese pointed out the Holy See is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child which advocates the universal abolition of corporal punishment of children. She asked, “Is the Holy See now doing what it claimed not to be doing a year ...a další »