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#Sabina Higgins

# sabina-higgins - Monday 12 November, 2018

An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)

Dublin Castle provided a dramatic backdrop to the nighttime inauguration ceremony.

# sabina-higgins - Friday 30 September, 2016

Sabina Higgins to host special breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Sabina will welcome mothers and their children next week.

# sabina-higgins - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa

He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South Africa.

# sabina-higgins - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly

The sight of Martin McGuinness raising his glass in a toast to the Queen of England would have astonished many and appalled some not so long ago. But not now, in 2014, when Ireland and Britain are, it seems, the best of friends.

# sabina-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.

# sabina-higgins - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm

‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’

# sabina-higgins - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

'They've been preparing freshly baked biscuits': When Michael D met Boris Johnson (video)

London Mayor Boris Johnson had a unique way of greeting the President at City Hall in London this afternoon.

# sabina-higgins - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

A meeting with the Queen, an address to both houses of Parliament, and a State banquet among other things…

# sabina-higgins - Monday 7 April, 2014

Touchdown: The President has arrived in the UK as historic State visit begins

Michael D Higgins has a busy few days ahead of him…

# sabina-higgins - Monday 20 January, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in Limerick Prison

The protester has been visited by the wife of President Michael D Higgins.

# sabina-higgins - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg

His 11am address, entitled “Towards a European Union of the Citizens”, will be followed by a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

# sabina-higgins - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Column: Why are Ireland’s first lady and family so invisible?

In comparison to the US, first spouses and first families are well outside the political fray here in Ireland – but why so, asks Larry Donnelly.

# sabina-higgins - Sunday 7 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile El Presidente This post contains images

PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile

El Presidente visited the grave of former Chilean leader Salvador Allende as part of his two-week trip today.

# sabina-higgins - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

¡Hola! President Higgins begins official visit to South America today

The President will meet with the presidents of Chile, Brazil and Argentina during the two-week visit.

# sabina-higgins - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

President Higgins to travel to Latin America in October

The President is expected to make an official visit to Chile, Brazil and Argentina next month.

# sabina-higgins - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II Peace Process This post contains images

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II

The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.

# sabina-higgins - Saturday 23 June, 2012

London calling: Michael D Higgins makes second trip to London

The President and his wife Sabina are due to attend the opening of a new play by Tom Murphy about Irish emigration.

# sabina-higgins - Thursday 9 February, 2012

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President

During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.

# sabina-higgins - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Michael D admits he's (a bit) homesick in the Áras

In an interview with Vincent Browne, the President said that he found it tough to leave his native Galway.

# sabina-higgins - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From The42 Galway United play their relegation wild card... Michael D. Higgins Local Hero

Galway United play their relegation wild card... Michael D. Higgins

The President-elect and his wife will be among the crowd for the Airtricity League promotion/relegation play-off second leg on Friday.

# sabina-higgins - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras Race For The Áras This post contains images

Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras

All the candidates aside from David Norris will bring a spouse into the Áras with them if elected.