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Sharon Shannon for President

David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, January 2010

HERE'S A MAD IDEA – Sharon Shannon as Ireland's next President, replacing Mary McAleese and thus maintaining the recent tradition (established with the appointment of Mary Robinson in 1990) of female incumbents in Aras an Uachtarain (that's the official residence of the President, for all you non-Gaelic speakers).

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