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BeLonG To Welcomes ‘Inspiring Statement’ by Justin McAleese

BeLonG To, the national organisation for LGBT young people, has welcomed Justin McAleese’s call for a ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming marriage referendum.

Commenting today (18.04.15), Michael Barron, Founding Director of BeLonG To, said: “Justin’s mother, Mary, has been a long-term supporter of BeLonG To, and we are very grateful for the backing she has given our organisation down through the years.  256 more words


Former President Mary McAleese Supports Yes Vote In Marriage Referendum

The Yes Equality Referendum Campaign today welcomes the statement of former President Mary McAleese that she and her husband, Senator Martin McAleese are supporting a Yes vote for civil marriage equality on May 22 next.Speaking from Notre Dame in the United States, the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese said the marriage equality referendum is a “human rights issue.” 281 more words


A few months ago I was asked who my female role models were. I think role models of any kind are important, taking inspiration from the words or work of people you admire and incorporating it into your own life, and I’ll often look to others for help when I feel lost and in need of motivation. 668 more words

Mary Mary Quite Contrary: McAleese is Right Again

Ireland’s ex-president Mary McAleese said, in relation to preliminary discussions for the upcoming Synod on the family, that it was ‘bonkers’ for such weighty matters to be discussed by elderly celibate men. 198 more words

Mary McAleese


Christmas and all it involves in the run up to it means I have been missing from this blog. Thankfully Made In West Cork was busy with website orders and regular customers – although be assured, we won’t be making any fortunes any time soon. 600 more words



Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, said that a synod on the family composed primarily of celibate males was ‘bonkers’. The preliminary discussions ended in controversy and disarray. 26 more words

Censorship? Not again!

Former President of Ireland, Professor Mary McAleese was recently the guest speaker in the annual Rosemary Goldie  Lecture series in  Sydney. She was sponsored by   751 more words