'In politics you have to compromise; that's how you make things happen'

Former tánaiste Mary Harney is a woman of firsts. Ahead of her appearance at the Imagine Festival in Belfast later this month, she tells Gail Bell how she has reimagined her career, and the importance of still being a voice for women and young people

Former Tanaiste, Mary Harney, who will be in Belfast as part of this month's Imagine Festival
Gail Bell
SHE describes herself as a "recovering politician", and certainly Mary Harney, one of Ireland's most distinguished former public servants, suffered her share of controversial headlines d[...]

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