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#Michael D Higgins

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence' Emigration

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

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

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine Speech

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.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President Staying At The áras

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.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 25 September, 2017

Noel Gallagher told a great story of meeting Michael D Higgins hungover at Bono's house

And how he basically can’t keep up with U2′s boozing. Sh*t one Noel.

From TheJournal.ie Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president Ireland Thinks

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.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term To Be Confirmed

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging Growing Crisis

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.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 4 September, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest' Hat In The Ring

'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.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 17 July, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 19 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal Attorney General

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

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

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 5 June, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today Vatican Visit

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today

President Higgins was expected to discuss ‘issues of global importance’ with the Pope in the Vatican today.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins will have a private dinner with Prince Charles tonight The Prince And I

Michael D Higgins will have a private dinner with Prince Charles tonight

There are no details as to what will be on the menu tonight.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan Disability Rights

Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan

President Michael D Higgins said Toolan was “a deeply committed advocate for legislation on disability rights”.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84 RIP

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins extends sympathy to Colombia as mudslide death toll tops 200 Torrential Rain

President Higgins extends sympathy to Colombia as mudslide death toll tops 200

Hundreds more are injured or missing.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad Diaspora

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

From TheJournal.ie 'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness Paying Respects

'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

From TheJournal.ie '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

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration' Irish Abroad

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

# 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

From TheJournal.ie After praising Fidel Castro, Michael D Higgins becomes first Irish statesman to visit Cuba today Havana Holiday

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to make history as he visits FARC guerilla decommissioning site FARC

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'As this year ends peace can seem very distant': President Higgins reflects on 2016 Christmas Message

'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

From TheJournal.ie Santa Claus paid a visit to President Higgins at the Áras Diplomatic Relations

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro Cold War

'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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death Book Of Condolence

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail Michael D Higgins

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs On The Agenda

"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

From TheJournal.ie President leads tributes following death of 'inspirational' disability rights campaigner Martin Naughton

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

21 little things that bring comfort across Ireland

It’s the little things.

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Accounting firms are telling vulture funds how to get around tax loophole closure' Tax Avoidance

'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.

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