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#Mary Robinson

# mary-robinson - Friday 26 February, 2021

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

Fri 9:23 PM 60,027 Views 74 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case

Fri 6:00 PM 31,149 Views 25 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

# mary-robinson - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess
# Princess Latifa
# Princess Latifa

Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess

Feb 20th 2021, 2:32 PM 41,955 Views 27 Comments

Mary Robinson says she was ‘horribly tricked’ by Dubai princess’ family.

# mary-robinson - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Mary Robinson says she was 'horribly tricked' by Dubai princess' family
# Latifa Al Maktoum
# Latifa Al Maktoum

Mary Robinson says she was 'horribly tricked' by Dubai princess' family

Feb 16th 2021, 2:19 PM 96,398 Views 53 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum said that she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

# mary-robinson - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank
# Akinwumi Adesina
# Akinwumi Adesina

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,549 Views 22 Comments

Akinwumi Adesina is accused by whistleblowers of corruption.

# mary-robinson - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Climate change could lead to a rise in the already 'alarming' levels of world hunger
# Hunger Report
# Hunger Report

Climate change could lead to a rise in the already 'alarming' levels of world hunger

Oct 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,833 Views 33 Comments

The number of people who are undernourished worldwide has risen to 822 million in 2018.

# mary-robinson - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'Greta is right to be angry': Mary Robinson says she was 'moved to tears' by Thunberg

Oct 11th 2019, 4:37 PM 19,001 Views 76 Comments

Robinson was referring to Thunberg’s address at the Climate Action Summit in New York.

# mary-robinson - Friday 6 September, 2019

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest
# Decline And Fall
# Decline And Fall

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest

Sep 6th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,150 Views 46 Comments

The Zimbabwe leader was viewed as a pariah by the West for decades. Things were different in 1983.

# mary-robinson - Friday 2 August, 2019

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
# Victoria House
# Victoria House

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy

Aug 2nd 2019, 10:30 PM 97,763 Views 93 Comments

The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.

# mary-robinson - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland

Jul 28th 2019, 9:30 AM 34,313 Views 33 Comments

‘It was like having a maid around your house.’

# mary-robinson - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'

Mar 28th 2019, 8:50 AM 10,077 Views 61 Comments

The former president said Ireland needs to introduce a carbon tax, but must do so in the right way.

# mary-robinson - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'
# Runaway Princess
# Runaway Princess

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'

Jan 5th 2019, 1:32 PM 32,179 Views 56 Comments

Princess Haya says she wanted counself from the former Irish president.

# mary-robinson - Friday 28 December, 2018

Mary Robinson 'dismayed' at media comments as she comes under fire for claiming Dubai princess is 'troubled'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mary Robinson 'dismayed' at media comments as she comes under fire for claiming Dubai princess is 'troubled'

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 10:44 AM 90,131 Views 85 Comments

Mary Robinson has come under fire for claiming that an Emirati princess who has stated she is being held against her will is “in the loving care of her family”.

# mary-robinson - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson
# Dubai Princess
# Dubai Princess

'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson

Dec 24th 2018, 1:40 PM 114,918 Views 50 Comments

She failed in her attempt to flee the UAE in March.

# mary-robinson - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders

Nov 1st 2018, 10:42 PM 32,965 Views 58 Comments

Robinson is following in the footsteps of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Kofi Annan.

# mary-robinson - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Bono warns UN is 'under attack' as he issues rallying call for Irish security council seat
# All I Want Is UN
# All I Want Is UN

Bono warns UN is 'under attack' as he issues rallying call for Irish security council seat

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:40 AM 25,799 Views 107 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Mary Robinson also made speeches calling for Ireland to win a seat on the UN Security Council.

# mary-robinson - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it
# Politics And Society
# Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 51,700 Views 44 Comments

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# mary-robinson - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Former President Mary Robinson is dishing out the same life advice as Meghan Markle
# LEAN IN
From The Daily Edge
# LEAN IN

Former President Mary Robinson is dishing out the same life advice as Meghan Markle

Jun 14th 2018, 2:30 PM 4,275 Views 2 Comments

Listen up ladies, Mary is speaking!

# mary-robinson - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
# Women's Christmas
# Women's Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 36,313 Views 21 Comments

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# mary-robinson - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Mary Robinson at the UN: Trump's threat to 'obliterate North Korean people' provoked 'gasps'
# Shocked
# Shocked

Mary Robinson at the UN: Trump's threat to 'obliterate North Korean people' provoked 'gasps'

Sep 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 30,619 Views 83 Comments

The former Irish president has attacked the current US President.

# mary-robinson - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

US will become a 'rogue state' if it pulls out of the Paris deal - Mary Robinson
# Going Rogue
# Going Rogue

US will become a 'rogue state' if it pulls out of the Paris deal - Mary Robinson

May 10th 2017, 7:37 AM 10,669 Views 38 Comments

President Donald Trump yesterday delayed a decision to honour or walk away from the climate deal.

# mary-robinson - Saturday 6 May, 2017

15 truly iconic Irish fashion moments
# Never Go Out Of Style
From The Daily Edge
# Never Go Out Of Style

15 truly iconic Irish fashion moments

May 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 9,020 Views 4 Comments

Pretty sure when Yves Saint Laurent said “Fashion fades. Style is eternal.” he was talking about this lot.

# mary-robinson - Friday 10 February, 2017

Mary Robinson says she was "bullied" into stepping down as President early
# Regrets
# Regrets

Mary Robinson says she was "bullied" into stepping down as President early

Feb 10th 2017, 12:09 PM 56,773 Views 83 Comments

Robinson said it was her “hardest decision” not to go for a second term as President.

# mary-robinson - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'Trump is a bully. And we have to stand up to bullies' - Mary Robinson
# Chilling
# Chilling

'Trump is a bully. And we have to stand up to bullies' - Mary Robinson

Feb 1st 2017, 10:13 AM 46,839 Views 278 Comments

The former Irish president was scathing in her criticism this morning of the American commander-in-chief.

# mary-robinson - Monday 28 November, 2016

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library
# Ballina
# Ballina

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Nov 28th 2016, 10:03 PM 21,314 Views 35 Comments

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

# mary-robinson - Friday 4 November, 2016

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library
# Public Money
# Public Money

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library

Nov 4th 2016, 1:28 PM 13,255 Views 36 Comments

The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.

# mary-robinson - Friday 28 October, 2016

Controversy over €8.5 million price tag for Mary Robinson's Presidential library
# Pricey Papers
# Pricey Papers

Controversy over €8.5 million price tag for Mary Robinson's Presidential library

Oct 28th 2016, 8:11 AM 28,260 Views 92 Comments

Questions have been raised about costs to the State.

# mary-robinson - Friday 8 July, 2016

Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe

Jul 8th 2016, 8:02 PM 17,278 Views 71 Comments

The former Irish president thinks we can learn a lot from the east African nation when it comes to looking after refugees.

# mary-robinson - Sunday 8 November, 2015

7 ways Mary Robinson WAS nineties Ireland
# Oh Mary
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Mary

7 ways Mary Robinson WAS nineties Ireland

Nov 8th 2015, 11:29 AM 6,808 Views 3 Comments

There really was something about Mary.

# mary-robinson - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Former president Mary Robinson is very happy with the Pope
# The Pope Is Alright
# The Pope Is Alright

Former president Mary Robinson is very happy with the Pope

Jun 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,487 Views 110 Comments

The pope says earth is beginning to look more like an “immense pile of filth”.

# mary-robinson - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night
# Banter
# Banter

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

Oct 16th 2014, 8:12 AM 11,398 Views 22 Comments

They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.

# mary-robinson - Monday 18 August, 2014

Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983
# Flashback
# Flashback

Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983

Aug 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 17,810 Views 80 Comments

The controversial 8th Amendment has just been passed and two heavyweights from the pro-choice and pro-life sides go head-to-head.

# mary-robinson - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

We have solved the mystery of Mary Robinson on Tinder... and it's delightful
# Mrs Robinson
From The Daily Edge
# Mrs Robinson

We have solved the mystery of Mary Robinson on Tinder... and it's delightful

Aug 6th 2014, 2:35 PM 44,367 Views 10 Comments

Here’s to you…

# mary-robinson - Monday 14 July, 2014

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy
# New Job
# New Job

Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy

Jul 14th 2014, 8:15 PM 11,361 Views 149 Comments

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

# mary-robinson - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Dec 10th 2013, 11:13 PM 12,616 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

# mary-robinson - Friday 8 November, 2013

7 ways Mary Robinson shaped Irish culture in the 90s
# Come Dance With Me
From The Daily Edge
# Come Dance With Me

7 ways Mary Robinson shaped Irish culture in the 90s

Nov 8th 2013, 1:09 PM 19,123 Views 53 Comments

There really WAS something about Mary.

# mary-robinson - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Poets, presidents and polls: The Seanad through the decades
# Safe House
# Safe House

Poets, presidents and polls: The Seanad through the decades

Oct 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,400 Views 9 Comments

It’s existence now secure after Friday’s referendum, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at some interesting moments from the history of the upper chamber…

# mary-robinson - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

Jul 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,484 Views 46 Comments

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-robinson - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

May 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 165 Views 40 Comments

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# mary-robinson - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality

May 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 33 Views 21 Comments

We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.

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