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Mary Robinson

Mary RobinsonAKA Mary Therese Winifred Bourke

Born: 21-May-1944
Birthplace: Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: President of Ireland, 1990-97

Father: Aubrey Bourke
Mother: Tessa O'Donnell
Husband: Nicholas Robinson ("Nick", m. 1970, two sons, one daughter)

    High School: Mount Anville Secondary School, Dublin
    University: MA and LLB, Trinity College Dublin (1967)
    Law School: LLM, Harvard Law School (1968)
    Professor: Reid Professor of Law, Trinity College Dublin (1969-75)
    Lecturer: European Community Law, Trinity College Dublin (1975-90)
    Administrator: Chancellor, Dublin University (1998-)

    UN Commissioner High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002)
    President of Ireland (3-Dec-1990 to 12-Dec-1997)
    Irish City Council Dublin (1979-83)
    Irish Senate (1969-89)
    American Philosophical Society 1998
    Club of Madrid
    International Commission of Jurists (1987-90)
    Irish Centre for European Law Founder and Director (1988-90)
    Royal Irish Academy 1992
    Four Freedoms Medal 1998
    Erasmus Prize 1999
    Fulbright 1999
    Sonning Prize 2002
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 12-Aug-2009
    Funeral: Nelson Mandela (2013)


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