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 – Ireland’s first presidential library. It marks the start of an exciting new chapter but also the end of an era for the historic...

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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 another accolade. The Tipperary Peace Convention  yesterday named Mrs Robinson – a native of Emmet St in Ballina – as...

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