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#Michael D Higgins

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge A British comedian got the best answer when he asked a Dublin crowd if they wanted Trump to visit Ireland Michael Bae Higgins

A British comedian got the best answer when he asked a Dublin crowd if they wanted Trump to visit Ireland

“Do you want Trump to visit Ireland?” “No.” “Do you want him to meet Michael D Higgins?” “Well….”

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The42 Seamus Coleman 'doing much better' as Michael D pays him a visit Update

Seamus Coleman 'doing much better' as Michael D pays him a visit

The Everton and Ireland defender was “in good spirits” earlier this afternoon.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness

Tributes have poured in across the political divide on the death of McGuinness.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest RIP

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest

Her funeral mass took place at St Patrick’s Church in Glencullen in Dublin.

# michael-d-higgins - 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.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Michael D. Higgins meeting Martin Scorcese is as adorable as you'd imagine Marty Meets Michael

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 17 February, 2017

From The42 'Every league needs great rivalries like this' - Cork and Dundalk kick season off with President's Cup No Love Lost

'Every league needs great rivalries like this' - Cork and Dundalk kick season off with President's Cup

There’s likely to be plenty of needle in tonight’s President’s Cup final.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

After praising Fidel Castro, Michael D Higgins becomes first Irish statesman to visit Cuba today

The president was criticised for his tribute in praise of Fidel Castro when he died aged 90 last November.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 12 February, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday 80

Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday

The founder and formal leader SDLP has been at the heart of Northern Ireland’s peace process.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The People's Acorn: Giant artwork planned for grounds of Áras to commemorate 1916

The bronze cast artwork will be placed in woodland surrounding the President’s residence.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'As this year ends peace can seem very distant': President Higgins reflects on 2016

“[This is a] time to focus on the message contained in the story of a child in the manger, born to parents without a home.”

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Santa Claus paid a visit to President Higgins at the Áras

President Higgins and his wife Sabina welcomed hundreds of families to the Áras on Saturday for the official switching on of the Christmas lights.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro

The president drew criticism for his comments on the death of the Communist leader.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 26 November, 2016

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death

Donald Trump, meanwhile, called Castro a “brutal dictator who oppressed his people for six decades”.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail

The woman made repeated threats to bomb the president over a number of phone calls in April and October 2014.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 very Irish observations about President Michael D Higgins The Prez

12 very Irish observations about President Michael D Higgins

He’s been our President for five years today.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 16 October, 2016

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs

The economist is rebooting his TV3 economics show Agenda for a new audience.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 14 October, 2016

President leads tributes following death of 'inspirational' disability rights campaigner

Martin Naughton has died at the age of 62.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 9 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 21 little things that bring comfort across Ireland Cosy

21 little things that bring comfort across Ireland

It’s the little things.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure'

Stephen Donnelly has submitted a detailed proposal on how he thinks Ireland can shut down vulture fund tax avoidance.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Most people in Ireland are really happy with Michael D and want him to stay on as president

The latest poll has shown solid support for the incumbent.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 23 September, 2016

'My decision is my decision': President Higgins remains coy on whether he'll serve a second term

Higgins made his comments in an interview on the Late Late Show tonight.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Even President Higgins has to trek to the ATM for cash every now and then

The president stopped off at an ATM in Cork to get some cash on a recent visit.

From The Daily Edge Even Michael D Higgins has to trek to the ATM for cash Michael D Higgins

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland The Big House This post contains a poll

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland

Pressure over the leadership has been mounting on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 18 July, 2016

Nice attacker had "a clear interest in the radical jihadist movement"

French police have released some details of the investigation.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 30 June, 2016

President Higgins to join William and Kate at Battle of the Somme memorial

The battle began on 1 July 1916.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 photos that perfectly represent what a gem of a president Michael D is Michael Squee

13 photos that perfectly represent what a gem of a president Michael D is

Stand UP for Michael D, stand UP for Michael D…

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Michael D praise for Irish defeat of Azzurri and 'ambassadors' in the stands Supporter In Chief

Michael D praise for Irish defeat of Azzurri and 'ambassadors' in the stands

Michael D was in Lille to see Ireland beat Italy.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Poll: Do you want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as president? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as president?

He hasn’t ruled out running for re-election.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 times Michael D. Higgins was the best President Ireland could ask for Wee Michael D

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 24 April, 2016

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Events were taking place around the country.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Prospect of 'two hour oration' from President may have focused minds

A veteran FF negotiator says Michael D would have chased Enda back to the Dáil to knock heads together.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 26 March, 2016

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony

The ceremony took place in Dublin’s Garden of Remembrance.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Are you observing Earth Hour? Landmarks like the Áras are

Many countries have already done their bit.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 11 March, 2016

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists

The President spoke today about the issue of gender inequality.