Rté - Mary Robinson Talking To John Bowman


Mary Robinson talks to John Bowman in depth about her life and work.


  • Programme 4, Part 2

    Programme 4, Part 2

    05/04/2013 Duração: 28min

    Mary Robinson discusses the change in world politics in the aftermath of 9.11. Leaving the UN and her work on climate justice.

  • Programme 4, Part 1

    Programme 4, Part 1

    05/04/2013 Duração: 25min

    Mary Robinson on working as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights- her relationship with Kofi Annan, her visits to China, Tibet and Rwanda and the controversial World Conference on Racism.

  • Programme 3, Part 2

    Programme 3, Part 2

    04/04/2013 Duração: 24min

    More from Mary Robinson on the key events of her presidency and then her decision not to seek a second term as President and eventually leaving the ofice early to become UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

  • Programme 3, Part 1

    Programme 3, Part 1

    04/04/2013 Duração: 29min

    Mary Robinson on her first experience of Áras an Uachtaráin and defining the role of President of Ireland. She discusses some of the key events of her presidency, including her meeting with the Dalai Lama, her trip to Somalia and shaking the hand of Gerry Adams.

  • Programme 2, Part 2

    Programme 2, Part 2

    03/04/2013 Duração: 28min

    Mary Robinson on running for and finally winning the election to become President of Ireland.

  • Programme 2, Part 1

    Programme 2, Part 1

    03/04/2013 Duração: 25min

    Mary Robinson discusses her passion for law, which led her to work on landmark cases with like Josey Airey and David Norris as well as on the Wood Quay campaign.

  • Programme 1, Part 1

    Programme 1, Part 1

    02/04/2013 Duração: 24min

    Mary Robinson on her childhood in Ballina, school in Dublin and a very special year in Paris.

  • Programme 1, Part 2

    Programme 1, Part 2

    02/04/2013 Duração: 28min

    Mary Robinson on choosing to study law in Trinity, her work as a senator and her marriage, against the wishes of her parents, to Nick Robinson