Griffith was one of the most important players in Irish Independence. He founded Sinn Féin in 1905 as an Irish nationalist party whose objective was “to establish in Ireland’s capital a national legislature endowed with the moral authority of the Irish nation”. 138 more words
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Message from President Michael D Higgins in full:
I am delighted to send best wishes for St Patrick’s Day to the people of Ireland and to our global family and friends around the world. 503 more words
1944 - Mary Robinson, lawyer, youngest ever Professor of Law at Trinity College Dublin; President of Ireland from 1990.
Following a distinguished legal and political career, Mary Robinson would be elected Ireland’s first woman President on 3 December 1990.
In 1997, Robinson became the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. 105 more words