Breda O’Brien: Does Mary McAleese understand why people are voting No? 18/04/15
Breda O’Brien takes Mary McAlese to talk over her intervention in the marriage referendum.
Mary McAleese is a much-loved iar-uachtaráin, or former president. By urging a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, she has departed from what Mary Robinson described in the Seanad in 2011 as an “honourable tradition” of past presidents: that is, not commenting directly on Irish policy and politics.
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