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#Michael D Higgins

# michael-d-higgins - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge We need an Instagram account devoted to Michael D's dogs Bród and Síoda immediately Dogs Of Instagram

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 14 July, 2018

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I'm a political animal': Former Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke considering a presidential run

Burke said he had been approached by locals in his area and younger members of his own team about possibly mounting an election bid.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election

Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask Voxpop This post contains videos

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask

The announcement was made earlier today after months of speculation.

Michael D makes first pitch to Irish public for second term as president

Higgins has credited his decision to run to the recent conversations he has had with people across all sections of Irish society.

Confirmed: Michael D Higgins says he WILL seek a second term as president

The President has confirmed he will seek a second term in the Áras, as had been widely expected.

Gerard Craughwell says he'll do his utmost to challenge Michael D for the presidency

Michael D Higgins confirmed this morning that he would seek a second term in the Áras.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'It could be the oddest election ever': What we can expect from the next presidential election

Who’d want to run against Michael D? We take a look at what we can expect.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow

Tickets are free – but booking is advised for the next few days due to high demand.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald drops strong hint that SF will contest presidential race

The Sinn Féin leader said she has a number of names in mind for the role.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 29 June, 2018

Poll: Should there be an upper age limit to running for public office? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be an upper age limit to running for public office?

David Norris suggested this week that people were afraid to raise Michael D’s age.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised

Norris himself ran against Michael D Higgins in the 2011 presidential election.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Poll: Do you want to see a Presidential election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want to see a Presidential election this year?

Michael D Higgins hasn’t clarified his intentions yet.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support Michael D Higgins if he chooses to run for second term in office

A presidential election is due to be held in October.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From a Harry Potter treasure hunt to a sing song in Cork: Here's what's happening this weekend

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Meet the athletes ready to represent their teams at the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Athletes in 13 sports will come together to compete in the Ireland Games in Dublin.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

President Higgins unveils plaque at Dublin Castle where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was one of the founders of the Irish Women’s Franchise League, which aimed to ensure that women got the right to vote as part of the Home Rule Bill.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge What Percent Michael D. Higgins Are You?

What Percent Michael D. Higgins Are You?

The important question.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ireland has a new data protection law... just hours before the EU's bumper new regulation comes into force

The new law will bring Ireland into line with GDPR just in time for the deadline of midnight tonight.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83 RIP

Tributes paid to 'great' playwright Tom Murphy, who has died aged 83

The death of the award-winning Galway playwright was announced last night.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly New York This post contains videos

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly

The UN is holding a two-day summit on ‘peacebuilding and sustaining peace’.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge 9 ridiculous solutions to the Irish border problem Michael D. Tattoos For All

9 ridiculous solutions to the Irish border problem

What about sacrificing Liam Neeson to the border gods?

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

President Michael D Higgins to address United Nations during US visit next week

Higgins will also meet members of the Irish community during his time in New York.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

One of the men hanged for the infamous Mám Trasna murders has been pardoned by President Higgins

This is the first presidential pardon for a case which occurred before the State’s foundation.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 2 April, 2018

'An extraordinary story': TG4 docu-drama on Mám Trasna murder case to air this week

On 17 August 1882, five members of the Joyce family were murdered in their home in Mám Trasna.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 19 March, 2018

Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President? Uachtarán This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President?

Higgins hasn’t yet announced whether he wants to hold the position for another seven years.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Just 9 pictures of Michael D. Higgins having a ball on St. Patrick's Day Miggeldy Higens

Just 9 pictures of Michael D. Higgins having a ball on St. Patrick's Day

Miggeldy Higens is the REAL patron saint of Ireland.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Planxty founder Liam Óg Ó Flynn dies at 72

President Michael D Higgins has led the tributes to the late musician.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'A campaigner to the end': Michael D Higgins pays tribute to author Emma Hannigan RIP

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 2 March, 2018

President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services

The President said that he has had to cancel a number of events.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know Michael D Higgins?

Our president may be looking for a second term, but how much do you know about him?

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons we're delighted Michael D Higgins wants 7 more years Michael D Higgins
Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President?

What do you think?

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year? Seven More Years This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?

Or should Michael D Higgins go unopposed into a second term?

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Michael D presents Shane McGowan with lifetime award on emotional evening

Tributes were also paid to Dolores O’Riordan at the singer’s 60th birthday concert.

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