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Mairead Maguire
Mairead Maguire, March 2018
Mairead Maguire at the Free Gaza Movement in July 2009
Born
Mairead Corrigan

27 January 1944 (1944-01-27) (age 76)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Other names Mairead Corrigan Maguire
Alma mater Trinity College Dublin
Organization The Peace People,
The Nobel Women's Initiative
Known for International social activist
Spouse(s)
Jackie Maguire (m. 1981)
Children 2 (5)
Relatives Anne Maguire (sister)
Awards Nobel Peace Prize (1976)
Norwegian People's Peace Prize (1976)
Carl von Ossietzky Medal (1976)
Pacem in Terris (1990)

Mairead Maguire (born 27 January 1944), also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire and formerly as Mairéad Corrigan, is a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She co-founded, with Betty Williams and Ciaran McKeown, the Women for Peace, which later became the Community for Peace People. Maguire and Williams were awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize.


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