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# president - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

# president - Sunday 4 March, 2018

# president - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President?

What do you think?

# president - Monday 19 February, 2018

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

# president - Thursday 1 February, 2018

FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo

The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.

# president - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US?

Trump has historically low approval ratings but a fiercely loyal base.

# president - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March

The first march took place last year, the day after Trump’s inauguration.

# president - Friday 12 January, 2018

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

# president - Monday 18 December, 2017

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

# president - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras Fred The Labrador

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras

He’s “notoriously difficult to photograph as he is always moving”.

# president - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# president - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From The42 New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President Joe McDonagh

# president - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

# president - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack

The move could spell the end to the US immigration hopes of millions of people around the world.

# president - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge The photos of Donald Trump completely ignoring a kid dressed up as a dinosaur are just brilliant T-rex

# president - Monday 23 October, 2017

Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term?

Michael D Higgins hasn’t clarified his intentions yet.

# president - Friday 20 October, 2017

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

# president - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# president - Monday 9 October, 2017

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

# president - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President

Higgins has hinted he may seek to remain in office, despite previously ruling out a second term.

# president - Monday 2 October, 2017

Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'

The US president addressed the nation following the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

# president - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating'

Trump blamed previous US presidents for failing to deal with the North Korean threat.

# president - Monday 25 September, 2017

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

# president - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

# president - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging

Michael D Higgins has shared his thoughts on the impact of homelessness.

# president - Monday 28 August, 2017

From The42 Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign Mixed Reception

Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign

The 20-year-old became the second most expensive player ever after completing a €105 million deal.

# president - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From The42 China U20 team to start playing in German league Changes

China U20 team to start playing in German league

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

# president - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'

Michael D Higgins has refused to rule out the possibility of a second run for Áras an Uachtaráin.

# president - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results'

The leader of the country’s opposition coalition has made serious allegations about the vote.

# president - Friday 21 July, 2017

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.

# president - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Donald Trump had a second meeting with Vladimir Putin that no-one knew about

It has emerged that the two spoke at a dinner on the final night of the recent G20 summit.

# president - Monday 17 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Philippines' President keeps making rape jokes, but is claiming that people "get him" Geebag

# president - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take him to the US for an experimental treatment – which the courts have repeatedly ruled against.

# president - Friday 30 June, 2017

Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence"

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

# president - Monday 19 June, 2017

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

# president - Monday 12 June, 2017

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

# president - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Sadiq Khan last night said it did not make sense to welcome a president ‘whose policies go against everything we stand for’.

# president - Friday 2 June, 2017

'Make our planet great again': World leaders attack Trump for pulling out of climate deal

French president Emmanuel Macron led the worldwide condemnation of Trump’s decision.