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Arts Committee to investigate state funding of Mary Robinson Library

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is to invite Minister Heath Humphreys, Mayo County Council, and NUIG to come before the committee to discuss the proposed multi-million euro Mary Robinson Library in Ballina.

Council chief to give full report on progress of Mary Robinson Centre

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The chief executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, has said he will give the members of the council a full report on the progress of the project once the tenders for the project have been opened. He told the monthly meeting of the authority on Monday he expected to be able to give that report in either December of January.

Chicago’s Irish American community launches Robinson Centre fundraiser

Chicago’s Irish American community is gearing up to support the development of the Mary Robinson Centre. The prospect of developing the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina as a world-class centre for research and education on human rights, equality, women’s empowerment, and climate, recognising Mary Robinson’s stellar reputation has captured the imagination of the local Irish American community, who are preparing a series of events in Chicago in September, including a lunch in the Hilton Chicago on September 15 to support fundraising efforts for the centre in the US.

Nobel prize winner speaking in Ballina today

By Frances Toner

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.

Mary Robinson didn’t take Padraig Flynn’s controversial ‘family’ remarks to heart

Former President Mary Robinson has revealed in a documentary about her to be broadcast on Midwest Radio over Christmas that she wasn’t angry over a personal attack made on her by the then Fianna Fáil Minister Padraig Flynn during the 1990 presidential campaign.

Robinson awarded US Medal of Freedom

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has congratulated former president and Ballina native Mary Robinson on being awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

Mayo native awarded Medal of Freedom by US President

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has congratulated former president and Ballina native Mary Robinson on being awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

 

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