Politics and Policy

Episode 227: Geraldine Byrne Nason & Ciaran Madden

 Mary Robinson, Ireland’s first woman president, is a lifelong force for social justice, says Ciaran Madden, Ireland’s Consul General in New York. And she is admired around the world, adds Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland’s U.N. Ambassador: “Say the words Mary Robinson and it lights up at the U.N.” Imagine: mention your country’s president and get approval. Crazy! Photo by Anthony Mulcahy.

    •  PERSON: Mary Robinson
    •  PLACE: West Cork
    •  THING: ”The Arrival”
    •  RANDY’S THING: London’s blue plaques

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