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# douglas-hyde - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

As Gaeilge: Dubhghlas de hÍde's epic trip to America to woo the US President

Conradh na Gaeilge’s Cuan Ó Seireadáin writes an introduction about Douglas Hyde’s 1905-06 tour of the United States.

# douglas-hyde - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Rule 27: When a love for the 'wrong' kind of football would see you ostracised The Ban

Rule 27: When a love for the 'wrong' kind of football would see you ostracised

A reflection on the GAA’s ban an players taking part in foreign games.

# douglas-hyde - Friday 11 November, 2011

GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland's first poet-President... in 1938 Inauguration This post contains images

GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland's first poet-President... in 1938

Michael D isn’t the only poet to grace the Áras – Ireland’s very first President Douglas Hyde was a poet and defender of Irish cultural heritage. Here’s how his big day went in June 1938.

Gun salutes, honour guards and fly pasts: today's inauguration ceremony has it all

Plus, a “colour party”, finger food and that new inauguration chair – we have all the details of today’s inauguration ceremony here.

# douglas-hyde - Friday 28 October, 2011

11 things you might not know about our former presidents

Did you know that Douglas Hyde was fluent in Hebrew? Here’s 11 other things you may not have known about the past residents of Áras an Uachtaráin.