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Here's the Story: A Memoir by Mary McAleese

Here's the Story: A Memoir

Mary McAleese

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Imprint: Penguin Ireland
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 24 Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781844884704

The groundbreaking two-term President of Ireland tells the stories of her life When a young Mary McAleese told a priest that she planned to become a lawyer, the priest dismissed the idea: she knew no one in the law, and she was female.

3 stars out of 5
Diarmaid Ferriter
26 Sep 2020

"the former president tells a lot, but not all, about her extraordinary career"

Mary McAleese, it seems, is both Catholic Church insider and outsider, but the book’s narrative is much more about the outsider. A fascinating story and well worth the read, but not, I suspect, the full story.