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Nobel prize winner to speak in Ballina on Friday

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Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunas from Bangladesh, is to speak in Ballina on Friday for the inaugural International Human Rights Lecture of the Mary Robinson Centre.

Inspirational global figures for Ballina peace events

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A lecture on the theme of women in peace, delivered by former president of Ireland and world renowned social campaigner, Mary Robinson, is to be beamed live from South Africa to her native Ballina on Tuesday.

Mary Robinson Centre aiming for early 2016 opening

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Hopes are high that enough funding will be in place for work to begin in six months time on the €7.5 million Mary Robinson Centre planned for Ballina.

Annual US/Ireland Legal and Business Symposium to take place in Westport

The third annual US/Ireland Legal Symposium of the Brehon Law Society was officially launched last week by the Western Development Commission and Mayo County Council on behalf of the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia in the presence of Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, former UN high commissioner for human rights, and current UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.

Jackie Clarke Collection to mount special Gathering exhibition

As part of the Mayo North Gathering festival, which takes place from August 1 to 9, the recently opened Jackie Clarke Collection in Ballina will mount a specially themed exhibition which will be of particular interest to emigrants and others coming to Mayo for the festival.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Visit of Tutu to Ballina raises temperatures in Ballina chamber

The upcoming visit of Bishop Desmond Tutu to Ballina did not meet with the unanimous approval most would have expected at Wednesday night’s meeting of Ballina Town Council.

Roninson named UN envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region

Former president of Ireland and Mayo native Mary Robinson has been appointed UN Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region.

Mary Robinson to attend Mayo north Gathering

A flagship Gathering event planned for the north Mayo area received a major boost this week with the news that Ballina’s most famous citizen, former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, is to be guest of honour and keynote speaker at the festival’s gala dinner in Ballina on August 9 next.

Former president forms partnership with NUI Galway

Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, formed a partnership with NUI Galway last November as part of a collaborative measure to promote research and education in the fields of human rights, and on Monday January 14 she visited the college for a public interview. In front of an estimated crowd of 700 people, Mrs Robinson discussed her life and work with journalist Fintan O’Toole as part of her association with the college.

 

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