Nora Owen – Politician of the week

Nora is a grand niece of Michael Collins as his her sister Mary Banotti.
Nora is a former deputy leader of Fine Gael and her sister retired as a
Dublin MEP. Both have made major contributions to Irish politics. Nora gets
this weeks accolade because she gave her imprematur to Brian Lenihan to
give the Oration at Beal na Blath on sunday. She declared that the Civil
War has no place in modern Irish politics.