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    Default Mary Robinson - Ireland's Greatest

    David McWilliams gave a very convincing argument that Mary Robinson is indeed Ireland's Greatest. What a wonderful woman and pity we haven't more like her in Ireland. Intelligent, brave, moral, warm, admired by some of the most respected people in the world. She's getting my vote!

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    I agree.
    "In [Ireland] a wife is regarded as a chattel, just as a thoroughbred mare or cow." Mr Justice Butler in the Irish courts. 'Traditional Marriage' in the 1970s.

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    I agree. I came to it rather sceptical,seeing that she jacked it in 2 months before her time was up in order to go to UN, but now I will also give her my vote. I hope she wins.
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    You'd think Kenny committed Treason and brought in IMF. Cowen had all in stitches in Galway at 3.30a.m.but he was "not impaired" -DD Power. FF=Publican páirtí an IMF.

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    It was a good job of whitewashing a poor and unsunstantial candidate. Of the five, the only one who has actually achievd anything of substance is Bono but he's such an obnoxious git that he'll probably be last.
    Thank you for the six thousand likes.

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    The X-Factor for the Politically minded?

    Regards...jmcc

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmcc View Post
    The X-Factor for the Politically minded?

    Regards...jmcc
    The poitically minded with no idea that anything actually happened before 1916.
    Thank you for the six thousand likes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith-M View Post
    The poitically minded with no idea that anything actually happened before 1916.
    Or after it.

    Regards...jmcc

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    I really didn't think I'd have anything in common with her but she bravely took on the conservative forces in Ireland which can be a very lonely fight. I admire her hugely now, far more than I knew. Pity she was with the trade union party though. :P
    "A govt big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have" Thomas Jefferson

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    David McWilliams did a good job of promoting Mary Robinson, no doubt about it.
    Fair play to him.
    It was a good programme, I don't think he left anything out.

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    I had a lot of time for her. A good woman IMO.

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