Mary Robinson

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Mary Robinson
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Mary Robinson in Januar 2013
7t Preses o Ireland
In office
3 December 1990 – 12 September 1997
TaoiseachCharles Haughey
Albert Reynolds
John Bruton
Bertie Ahern
Precedit biPatrick Hillery
Succeedit biMary McAleese
Unitit Naitions Heich Commissioner for Human Richts
In office
12 September 1997 – 12 September 2002
Secretar-GeneralKofi Annan
Precedit biJosé Ayala Lasso
Succeedit biSérgio Vieira de Mello
In office
5 November 1969 – 5 Julie 1989
ConstituencyUniversity of Dublin
Personal details
BornMary Therese Winifred Bourke
(1944-05-21) 21 Mey 1944 (age 76)
Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Poleetical pairtyIndependent (Before 1977, 1981–present)
Ither poleetical
Labour Pairty (1977-1981)
Spoose(s)Nicholas Robinson (1970–present)
  • Aubrey Bourke
  • Tessa Bourke
Alma mater

Mary Therese Winifred Robinson (née Bourke; Erse: Máire Bean Mhic Róibín;[2] born 21 Mey 1944 in Ballina, Coonty Mayo) served as the seivent, and first female, Preses o Ireland frae 1990 tae 1997, an the Unitit Naitions Heich Commissioner for Human Richts, frae 1997 tae 2002.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mary Robinson". Desert Island Discs. 28 July 2013. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 13 November 2013.
  2. "Máire Mhic Róibín". Retrieved 29 December 2008.