Patrick James Mara was an unlikely press officer for any political party, let alone a government press secretary, yet he proved himself to be superb at both. The son of a Free State policeman and a fiercely republican Galway-born mother, he grew up in a modest two-bedroomed home in Dublin’s Drumcondra, in what was later to become the political heartland of Bertie Ahern.
Mara first joined the O’Donovan Rossa Cumann of Fianna Fáil...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team