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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 16 March, 2017

Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'

President Higgins described the Irish as a migrant people in his St Patrick’s Day message to those at home and abroad.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

President Higgins speaks out for women 'living in fear in their homes' of brutality and violence

He also expressed his grief at the tragedies of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home bodies and the deaths in Clondalkin fire today.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

Sunday 16 December, 2012

Read Me: President Higgins' message for Christmas and New Year

The President of Ireland offers his best wishes to the people of Ireland and the Irish family, “wherever they may be”.

Wednesday 21 December, 2011

‘These are troubling and testing times’ – A Christmas message from President Higgins

Marking his first Christmas in Áras an Uachtaráin, President Michael D Higgins has this message for the Irish people…