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|Caption||Mary McAleese (1997)|
McAleese, Mary (1951 - )
Irish President Mary McAleese, in a publicity shot taken in the RTÉ Stills Studio in October 1997. This still was used during RTÉ Television's 1997 Presidential election coverage.
Mary McAleese is a barrister and journalist by profession. She was appointed Reid professor of criminal law at Trinity College, Dublin in 1975. She worked as a journalist and presenter with RTÉ between 1979 and 1985. In 1994 she was appointed pro-vice-chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast. McAleese won the 1997 presidential election as a Fianna Fáil candidate and was re-appointed President in 2004, unopposed.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
(01/Oct/1997 - 01/Oct/1997)