Former President of Ireland Mrs Mary Robinson was presented with the Tipperary International Peace Award in November.

  • She became Ireland’s first female president
  • Mrs Robinson also went on to become UN High Commissioner for human rights
  • She is now chairperson of The Elders, group of highly distinguished people, such as Bishop Tutu, Who try and help in resolving conflicts around the world
  • Now age 75 years & a granny, She still has the energy & Enthusiasm  to tackle Climate change issues, Which she stated simply causes more conflict in developing countries

Mrs Robinson stated, “Remember developing countries cause only 1% of carbon emissions in the world, but they suffer the most!”

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Padraig & Lisa Lee Fitzgerald, Directors of PJ Fitzgerald Insurances, Kinsale, with  Tipperary Peace Award winner Mary Robison.