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# aras - Friday 11 December, 2020

President Higgins unveils river of light at the Áras for those who cannot join family this Christmas
# Aras
# Aras

President Higgins unveils river of light at the Áras for those who cannot join family this Christmas

Dec 11th 2020, 8:43 AM 21,003 Views 20 Comments

Separately, the president sent his best wishes to third level students in a special Christmas message.

# aras - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
# Pence Visit
# Pence Visit

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,812 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

# aras - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree
# Áras Message
# Áras Message

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree

Dec 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,403 Views 38 Comments

The president singled out the homeless and those in direct provision in his address.

# aras - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration
# Swearing In
# Swearing In

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

Nov 11th 2018, 8:10 AM 16,147 Views 49 Comments

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

# aras - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned

Oct 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 18,416 Views 41 Comments

In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.

# aras - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency
# Aras Race
# Aras Race

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency

Sep 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 37,394 Views 61 Comments

We talked to students who support his bid for the presidency about why they intend on voting for him.

# aras - Monday 17 September, 2018

Race for the Áras: Businessman Peter Casey secures backing of two councils
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Race for the Áras: Businessman Peter Casey secures backing of two councils

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 5:07 PM 17,735 Views 102 Comments

He needs the backing of two more in order to get on the ballot paper.

# aras - Friday 14 September, 2018

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

Updated Sep 14th 2018, 2:40 PM 39,421 Views 133 Comments

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

# aras - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 11,271 Views 13 Comments

How do you campaign for a campaign that hasn’t started?

# aras - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Gerard Craughwell on his combative Twitter personality and what he thinks of Michael D
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Gerard Craughwell on his combative Twitter personality and what he thinks of Michael D

Jul 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,724 Views 58 Comments

The independent senator says the main political parties have narrowed down the path to an Áras nomination.

# aras - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,018 Views 44 Comments

The announcement was made earlier today after months of speculation.

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 10:10 AM 54,719 Views 180 Comments

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

# aras - Monday 1 January, 2018

19 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2017
# All The President's Dogs
From The Daily Edge
# All The President's Dogs

19 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2017

Jan 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 11,882 Views 3 Comments

It’s been some year.

# aras - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Poll: Would you like to see a Presidential election next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see a Presidential election next year?

Dec 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 29,281 Views 92 Comments

Michael D may run. He might not. Either way, do you want an election?

# aras - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run
# Not A Test
# Not A Test

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run

Dec 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,314 Views 160 Comments

The independent senator’s tilt at the presidency isn’t a gesture, he insists.

# aras - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 22,291 Views 47 Comments

Michael D isn’t set to make an announcement until September – but other candidates may emerge before then.

# aras - Thursday 14 December, 2017

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras
# Fred The Labrador
From The Daily Edge
# Fred The Labrador

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras

Dec 14th 2017, 5:00 PM 14,790 Views 3 Comments

He’s “notoriously difficult to photograph as he is always moving”.

# aras - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Prince Charles says it would be a tragedy if British-Irish relations broke down
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Prince Charles says it would be a tragedy if British-Irish relations broke down

May 11th 2017, 6:08 AM 21,532 Views 84 Comments

Roads all around Kilkenny will be closed as Prince Charles visits today.

# aras - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Michael D celebrated the winning goal at a Galway United match like a hero last night
# Pure Joy
From The Daily Edge
# Pure Joy

Michael D celebrated the winning goal at a Galway United match like a hero last night

Apr 29th 2017, 1:07 PM 3,815 Views 2 Comments

This is class.

# aras - Sunday 28 August, 2016

The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious
# Happy Out
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Out

The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious

Aug 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,738 Views 3 Comments

A grand day at the Áras.

# aras - Friday 4 March, 2016

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland
# House Of Cartai
# House Of Cartai

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland

Mar 4th 2016, 9:11 PM 26,654 Views 15 Comments

All the drama, none of the power.

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland
# House Of Cartai
From The Daily Edge
# House Of Cartai

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland

Mar 4th 2016, 11:59 AM 6,983 Views 2 Comments

All the drama, none of the power.

# aras - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?

Jul 4th 2015, 9:51 AM 40,993 Views 135 Comments

Speculation is mounting again that the RTÉ presenter could make a bid for the Áras.

# aras - Friday 12 June, 2015

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

Jun 12th 2015, 1:54 PM 15,141 Views 0 Comments

One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.

# aras - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor
# Care Home
# Care Home

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor

Dec 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 60,642 Views 246 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been allowed view the documentary on Áras Attracta in advance. HSE and Garda investigations are under way into what the Taoiseach has called “intolerable” claims of abuse at the home.

# aras - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras
# Michael Disappointed
# Michael Disappointed

Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras

Sep 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,109 Views 25 Comments

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.

# aras - Friday 11 July, 2014

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

Jul 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 11,450 Views 14 Comments

You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.

# aras - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000
# Brian Cowen
# Brian Cowen

Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,352 Views 43 Comments

Portraits of each Taoiseach, President and Chief Justice are commissioned by the State as a matter of course.

# aras - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill
# Article 26
# Article 26

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill

Jul 24th 2013, 9:05 PM 13,851 Views 242 Comments

Áras an Uachtaráin has said that a meeting will be held next Monday where members of the Council and the President will consider the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

# aras - Friday 21 December, 2012

Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp
# President.ie
# President.ie

Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp

Dec 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 7,070 Views 30 Comments

A tender note – which misspelled the President’s name – was put on the government’s e-tenders website yesterday as President.ie looks set for a complete overhaul next year.

# aras - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins
# Michael D
# Michael D

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins

Nov 17th 2012, 8:20 AM 12,413 Views 46 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his initiative to help Ireland’s youth shape the country’s future and his first year in office. Listen to the full interview here…

# aras - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency?
# Aras11
# Aras11

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency?

Nov 10th 2011, 1:50 PM 3,993 Views 60 Comments

The current President of Ireland’s 14-year tenure is drawing to a close – how do you think she has managed the role over that time?

# aras - Thursday 3 November, 2011

In pictures: Michael D's sneak preview of his new home
# Aras
# Aras

In pictures: Michael D's sneak preview of his new home

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:45 PM 1,476 Views 13 Comments

President Mary McAleese gives the President-elect the grand tour…

# aras - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Michael D Higgins thanks family, supporters - and the Irish people
# Aras11
# Aras11

Michael D Higgins thanks family, supporters - and the Irish people

Oct 29th 2011, 5:20 PM 1,590 Views 6 Comments

In his acceptance speech, the ninth President of Ireland Michael D Higgins said that he has seen the “righteous anger” that exists around the country and has vowed to be a leader “for all the people”.

# aras - Friday 30 September, 2011

Play: Presidential Election Bingo
# Race For The Áras
From The Daily Edge
# Race For The Áras

Play: Presidential Election Bingo

Sep 30th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,212 Views 8 Comments

The presidential race began this week – and already one or two stock phrases seem to have emerged from our pool of seven candidates. Make sure to play TheJournal.ie’s Presidential Election Bingo to make the most out of the upcoming debates.

# aras - Monday 12 September, 2011

# aras - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Micheál Martin hits back at 'blanket blame' of Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin hits back at 'blanket blame' of Fianna Fáil

Sep 1st 2011, 8:58 AM 1,182 Views 36 Comments

Speaking this morning, Martin said that the party was not getting enough credit for what it did in government.

# aras - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run
# Gaybo
# Gaybo

Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run

Aug 6th 2011, 9:17 AM 3,727 Views 86 Comments

Already the former Late Late show presenter has topped one poll but would you vote for him?

# aras - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal
# David Norris
# David Norris

Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal

Aug 2nd 2011, 4:51 PM 1,485 Views 41 Comments

A number of fellow politicians have welcomed David Norris’ decision, while the Israeli Embassy has said that it was not involved in the publication of the controversial letter written by the Senator.

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