Banotti’s cosy club of Marys is a banal one

There’s Something About Mary, By Mary Banotti, Currach Press, €14.99

29th March, 2008

There’s Something About Mary, By Mary Banotti, Currach Press, €14.99

Mary Banotti has had an interesting life.

A grandniece of Michael Collins, she emigrated at a young age and became embroiled in a legal crisis when her husband absconded with their baby daughter. She returned home, became a Fine Gael MEP and finished a very respectable runner-up to Mary McAleese in the dramatic 1997 presidential election.

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