Mary McAleese is the current President of Ireland. She was elected in 1997 and is nearing the end of her second, and final, seven year term. Before her election she was a barrister and journalist.
# mary-mcaleese - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.
Her comments were welcomed by liberal Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.
# mary-mcaleese - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Former President Mary McAleese was one of those who spoke at Fr. Reid’s funeral this afternoon.
# mary-mcaleese - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Portraits of each Taoiseach, President and Chief Justice are commissioned by the State as a matter of course.
# mary-mcaleese - Monday 29 July, 2013
The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.
# mary-mcaleese - Saturday 27 July, 2013
The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…
# mary-mcaleese - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
The EU group chaired by former president Mary McAleese recommended certified and continuous training for university teaching staff.
# mary-mcaleese - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The former president’s work for peace was honoured with the naming of Mary McAleese Boyne Valley Bridge.
# mary-mcaleese - Sunday 10 February, 2013
Former Ireland hooker Shane Byrne had some choice words on the English captain’s “belligerence” in 2003.
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 1 February, 2013
The independent Senator has written to the Seanad Cathaoirleach, who will confirm the resignation on Tuesday.
# mary-mcaleese - Thursday 29 November, 2012
# mary-mcaleese - Tuesday 9 October, 2012
GLEN has “strongly welcomed” the comments the former Irish President made in an interview that will be screened tonight.
In an interview to be broadcast this evening, the former President also discusses gay marriage and discusses her attitude to church governance.
# mary-mcaleese - Thursday 7 June, 2012
The Justice for Magdalenes group said that survivors and family members of survivors met with the Senator to discuss state interaction with the Magdalene Laundries.
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 27 January, 2012
And the award for Fair Play in Sport goes to… none of this lot.
# mary-mcaleese - Sunday 1 January, 2012
The first day of 2012: peace prize for the McAleeses, the Phoenix Park has a big birthday, testing times in Iran, Titanic memories and a sneak peek at what will be hot in 2012…
Mary and Martin McAleese were named as the recipients of the award for their work in promoting peace and reconciliation in Ireland and abroad.
# mary-mcaleese - Saturday 31 December, 2011
From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.
# mary-mcaleese - Monday 28 November, 2011
Mrs Kenny passed away last Saturday, aged 93.
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 18 November, 2011
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 11 November, 2011
The ninth President of Ireland in his finest ceremonial hour…
The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.
A ceremony will take place at Dublin Castle later today.
# mary-mcaleese - Thursday 10 November, 2011
On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.
As it is the last day of President Mary McAleese’s time in office, we have taken a look back at the highlights of her two-term presidency.
The current President of Ireland’s 14-year tenure is drawing to a close – how do you think she has managed the role over that time?
As President Mary McAleese enjoys her final day in office, we look back at some of the sporting highlights of her 14 years in the Áras.
After 14 years in office, it’s the final full day in office for the president.
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 4 November, 2011
The boys/former taoisigh are back in town for a ‘thank you’ reception by President McAleese for her Council of State.
# mary-mcaleese - Friday 28 October, 2011
Did you know that Douglas Hyde was fluent in Hebrew? Here’s 11 other things you may not have known about the past residents of Áras an Uachtaráin.
# mary-mcaleese - Thursday 27 October, 2011
The candidates, their families and plenty of others across the country are voting today.
# mary-mcaleese - Saturday 22 October, 2011
Candidates hoping to turn their fortunes from the latest Red C poll can’t count on much historical precedent so close to polling.
# mary-mcaleese - Saturday 15 October, 2011
The President will meet with members of the 104th Battalion today, visit Camp Shamrock, and lay a wreath in memory of those who have lost their lives.
Nine things to know this morning, including the latest on the Áras candidates, Mary McAleese’s final official overseas trip, and can your phone tell you the meaning of life?
# mary-mcaleese - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
The candidates have been travelling across the country delivering their message.
President Mary McAleese will be at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital today to open a state-of-the-art, four-bed ward for patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
# mary-mcaleese - Sunday 2 October, 2011
It’s the most crowded presidential election ever – but how do this year’s candidates compare to previous years in terms of age?
# mary-mcaleese - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
Former US president Bill Clinton, economist David McWilliams and actor Gabriel Byrne are among those attending the event next month.
# mary-mcaleese - Wednesday 7 September, 2011
The race for the Áras may be dramatic – but real change will only come from somewhere else, writes Colm O’Gorman.