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Have you seen this amazing photo of a young Michael D. Higgins at Slane concert?

The picture is being shared everywhere and the general consensus is that we have a deadly President.

THE YEAR WAS 1984.

That year, the Slane line-up included In Tua Nua, UB40 and Santana.

A certain Bob Dylan was the headliner, and he was joined by Bono and Carlos Santana for the encore.

And among the assembled revelers that day was a certain President Michael D. Higgins.

Look at him soaking up the sun in his jeans!

slane_1984-312x500 Source: President.ie

In honour of the day that was in it yesterday, people shared the photo all over Twitter.

And the general consensus was, well, that we have a deadly President.

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Written by Amy O’Connor and originally published on TheDailyEdge

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