Mayo can be at vanguard of global climate justice mission

By Orla Hearns Being on the peripheral has fostered a unique spirit that elicits great thinking in Mayo. That tradition is now being channelled to fuel global inspiration at a time when humanity is facing a frightening combination of deep...

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Mary’s diaspora light will shine permanently in Ballina

The Mary Robinson Centre is expected to be complete by the second half of 2021 with her diaspora light shining across the Moy, local councillors were informed last week. Project manager Susan Heffernan said the last 12 months have been...

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Work begins on Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina

Model of Mary Robinson Centre
Mayo County Council has confirmed that construction of the Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina will commence on December 5. The...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 11:32am Read More

Ballina’s Mary Robinson addresses Ireland’s business community

Mary Robinson with Ballina Chamber of Commerce members, Mags Downey and Hugh Rouse.
Former President of Ireland , Mary Robinson, has called for more urgent action in the transformation of Ireland into a...

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Ballina’s Victoria House comes into State ownership

Artist's impression of what Victoria House will look like once redeveloped as the Mary Robinson Centre.
Ballina’s historic Victoria House was officially handed over to the State yesterday, Monday, November 4, for development as the Mary Robinson Centre...

Tuesday, 05/11/19 - 3:07pm Read More

Prestigious peace prize for Mayo’s Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson
The Ballina-born former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, has just been honoured with...

Thursday, 29/08/19 - 12:37pm Read More