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#Former President

# former-president - Monday 13 November, 2017

George Bush Snr apologises after woman alleges he groped her when she was 16

In a statement on his behalf, it said: “George Bush simply does not have it in his heart to knowingly cause anyone distress.”

# former-president - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

# former-president - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'

The former President is calling for a Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum this Friday.

# former-president - Monday 14 July, 2014

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy

She previously held the role of Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

# former-president - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

McAleese: Catholic Church 'in denial over homosexuality for decades'

Her comments were welcomed by liberal Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery.

# former-president - Thursday 25 July, 2013

George Bush Senior shaved his head in solidarity with a young cancer patient

The former US president decided to get the chop after seeing members of his security detail shave their heads.

# former-president - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Former President and husband win Tipperary International Peace Award

Mary and Martin McAleese were named as the recipients of the award for their work in promoting peace and reconciliation in Ireland and abroad.

# former-president - Friday 29 July, 2011

Mubarak declared fit to stand trial in front of a large audience

Stadium-style seating has been promised at Cairo’s Convention Centre for the trial. The audience is likely to include relatives of 850 killed during the uprising. Critics doubt the trial will go ahead.