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Mary Patricia McAleese (Leneghan)

Also Known As: "Máire Pádraigín Bean Mhic Ghiolla Íosa"
Current Location:: Ireland
Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

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Mother of <private> McAleese; <private> McAleese and <private> O'Connell (McAleese)

Occupation: President of Ireland
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    • <private> O'Connell (McAleese)

About Mary Patricia McAleese

Mary Patricia McAleese (née Leneghan; Irish: Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa; born 27 June 1951) served as the eighth President of Ireland from 1997 to 2011. She was the second female president and was first elected in 1997 succeeding Mary Robinson, making McAleese the world's first woman to succeed another as president. She was re-elected unopposed for a second term in office in 2004. McAleese is the first President of Ireland to have come from either Northern Ireland or Ulster. Prior to becoming president she was a barrister, journalist and academic.

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Mary Patricia McAleese's Timeline

June 27, 1951
Belfast, United Kingdom
November 11, 1997
- present
Age 46
Dublin, Ireland