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Mary Robinson

Mary Therese Winifred Robinson1 (née Bourke)


Born: 1944 (Ballina, Co Mayo)    Age: 70 years
Born Mary Bourke in Ballina, County Mayo in 1944. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, King's Inns, Dublin and Harvard University. Senior Counsel, member of English bar, Reid Professor of Constitutional and Criminal Law, Trinity College, Dublin (1969-75). Lecturer in European Community law, Trinity College (1975-90). Member of Seanad Eireann for the University of Dublin (1969-90); member of Dublin Corporation (1979-83). Member of International Commission of Jurists (1987-90). Founded Irish Centre for European Law (1988). Published works on aspects of Irish Law and Government and campaigned for family law reform and protection of human rights. President of Ireland (1990-1997). Appointed United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights in September 1997 and resigned from the Presidency on 12 September 1997.

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 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 1969     12th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1973     13th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1977     21st Dail      Labour lozenge    Not Elected     Dublin Rathmines              2,854     10.66%     
 1977     14th Seanad      Labour lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1981     22nd Dail      Labour lozenge    Not Elected     Dublin West              2,342     5.01%     
 1981     15th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1982     16th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1983     17th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1987     18th Seanad      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     University of Dublin              awaiting full update   
 1990     President      Non party/Independent lozenge    Elected     Ireland    1     2      612,265     38.88%     0.78 

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