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# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 27 April, 2020

'A special place in our hearts': Tiede Herrema - the businessman kidnapped by the IRA in 1975 - has died

The president said Herrema and his wife Elizabeth “will be missed and fondly remembered by their many friends in Ireland”.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 13 December, 2018

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Michael D's spending has been revealed

This is the first time such a review has been published since the Irish Presidency was established in 1938.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins' speech outlines his plans for the next seven years

President Michael D Higgins says he would focus on equality, togetherness and strong sustainable communities during his next term.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates

The incumbent president announced earlier this summer that he would seek a second term in office.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge 9 reasons why we should just re-elect Michael D Higgins immediately 2 Fast 2 Miggeldy

9 reasons why we should just re-elect Michael D Higgins immediately

The man is a national treasure.

# president-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…

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 23 May, 2016

President Higgins makes powerful speech at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit

President Higgins will be speaking on a number of topics including achieving zero hunger, humanitarian financing, gender-based violence and gender equality.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Can President Higgins bang political heads together to form a government?

The President can refuse a dissolution request when the Taoiseach does not have the support of the majority of the Dáil.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 8 June, 2015

President Higgins tells women prisoners: 'I never underestimate how difficult the time you spend here can be'

“Your opinions and views matter and your voices should be heard,” he said.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The President announced Ireland's favourite poem of the past 100 years, can you guess?

Clue: “When all the others were away at Mass”.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the President above criticism for signing bills into law?

A protesters being unfair on Michael D Higgins?

# president-michael-d-higgins - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'

Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 29 December, 2014

'I don't think the Government knows how serious this is'

Sinn Féin has hit out at Government for allowing the Water Services Bill to be signed into law.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Lipstick 'traitor' sign hung on Áras gates as President rubber-stamps contentious bill

Dozens of protesters gathered in near freezing temperatures in the Phoenix Park today, carrying candles, banners and flags.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 31 July, 2014

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 President Michael D Higgins is in Tullamore to cheer on Galway against Tipperary Hail To The Chief

President Michael D Higgins is in Tullamore to cheer on Galway against Tipperary

The Prez got to O’Connor Park early so he could catch most of Cork’s clash with Sligo.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Those who died in past wars or on UN service remembered today

The National Day of Commemoration is being marked across the country.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Saturday 10 May, 2014

President Higgins receives honorary doctorate from Indiana University

The President told graduands to “take the first steps in a new ethical version of economics”.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 21 April, 2014

President's most senior aide to leave Áras an Uachtaráin

Adrian O’Neill is taking up a role at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The42 International football players' union meets in Dublin to discuss transfer system challenge Player Welfare

International football players' union meets in Dublin to discuss transfer system challenge

FIFPro members begin two-day talks before a visit to Aras an Uachtarain tomorrow.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Friday 11 April, 2014

So, see you soon? President Higgins and the Queen say goodbye

The state visit to England moves to Coventry today, before coming home.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 10 April, 2014

It's day four of President Higgins' trip to the UK and today he's heading to a farm

From State banquet to country living. The President of Ireland has had a busy few days.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge President Higgins' historic State Visit, re-imagined in Lego Brick By Brick

President Higgins' historic State Visit, re-imagined in Lego

Look at wee Lego Michael D. Just look.

Here's what the President is up to on day two of his State visit to the UK

David Cameron, Nick Clegg, and Boris Johnson are all on the slate, as is an address to 700 people.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit State Visit

Room for one more? Tánaiste to join President's trip to London

Eamon Gilmore will speak to a group of Irish start-ups in London as part of the trip.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 11 November, 2013

Social entrepreneurs were honoured by President Michael D. Higgins tonight

Over €750,000 in funding was presented to the winners of the 2013 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award in Christchurch tonight.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 12 September, 2013

President: We need to examine how we gauge human worth

Michael D Higgins was speaking at Dublin City University last night on the subject of an ethical economy.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today

The women said it will be a day for them to enjoy but that their work is “just getting started”.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Pozdravi! President begins State visit to Croatia

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are in the country which is soon to become the EU’s 28th member state.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 14 March, 2013

President’s St Patrick’s Day message: ‘It’s time to reflect on our shared past’

Michael D Higgins says it is a time to reflect on our shared past, celebrate Ireland’s unique culture and heritage, and show our gratitude to all those who have been of assistance to Irish people at home and abroad.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

President won't say if he would take further pay cut under Croke Park II

Michael D Higgins already voluntarily cut his pay by 23.5 per cent to just under €250,000 in 2011 but Áras an Uachtaráin will not say whether he would take a further pay cut.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

President Michael D Higgins travels to Italy for official visit

The President will meet with officials in Rome as well as visiting some historic sites with Irish connections.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Monday 10 December, 2012

From The42 President Higgins congratulates Fionnuala Britton and Irish team Cross Country

President Higgins congratulates Fionnuala Britton and Irish team

Britton became the first athlete to defend her senior women’s title by beating Portugal’s Ana Dulce Felix in Budapest.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Saturday 1 December, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Friday 2 November, 2012

Killing of prison officer David Black "hideous and mindless"

There is round condemnation of murder of long-serving Northern Ireland Prison Service officer as he drove to work in Armagh yesterday.

# president-michael-d-higgins - Thursday 23 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved, and shared today…

# president-michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From The42 Trailblazing: route of Olympic torch relay in Dublin revealed London 2012

Trailblazing: route of Olympic torch relay in Dublin revealed

The flame will cross south of the border early on Wednesday, 6 June and be carried through the capital by 41 torch bearers.

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