A South Belfast community leader has paid tribute to the outgoing Irish president, who he described as “fearless” in her cross-community work here.
A group of Ardoyne residents made their way to Dublin today (Thursday) to meet with President Mary McAleese in one of her last official engagements with visitors from the North.
I used to interview graduate students who wanted to become teachers. Since there were four applicants for every place on the course, the room tended to have more than its share of tight smiles and leaky armpits. We were looking for several things, principally a personality suited to teaching and recent experience that matched the job.
OF course, BBC Ulster’s coverage of the Irish Presidential election (that’s the Irish Presidential election, just so’s you can distinguish it from the Azerbaijani Presidential election) should be non-existent, should consistency play any part in matters.
JOINERS, plasterers and painters made way for television crews, reporters and distinguished guests as President Mary McAleese officially re-opened the refurbished Cultúrlann this week.
A group of North Belfast families devastated by the loss of loved ones to suicide have met with President Mary McAleese to share their stories and ask for her support in their campaign for better suicide awareness across the country.