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#Michael D Higgins

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 23 April, 2018

9 ridiculous solutions to the Irish border problem

What about sacrificing Liam Neeson to the border gods?

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not President

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie President Michael D Higgins to address United Nations during US visit next week New York

President Michael D Higgins to address United Nations during US visit next week

Higgins will also meet members of the Irish community during his time in New York.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One of the men hanged for the infamous Mám Trasna murders has been pardoned by President Higgins Myles Joyce

One of the men hanged for the infamous Mám Trasna murders has been pardoned by President Higgins

This is the first presidential pardon for a case which occurred before the State’s foundation.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 2 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'An extraordinary story': TG4 docu-drama on Mám Trasna murder case to air this week History

'An extraordinary story': TG4 docu-drama on Mám Trasna murder case to air this week

On 17 August 1882, five members of the Joyce family were murdered in their home in Mám Trasna.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising Easter Rising

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President? Uachtarán This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President?

Higgins hasn’t yet announced whether he wants to hold the position for another seven years.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Just 9 pictures of Michael D. Higgins having a ball on St. Patrick's Day

Miggeldy Higens is the REAL patron saint of Ireland.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Planxty founder Liam Óg Ó Flynn dies at 72 Uilleann Pipes

Planxty founder Liam Óg Ó Flynn dies at 72

President Michael D Higgins has led the tributes to the late musician.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy' Me Too

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.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A campaigner to the end': Michael D Higgins pays tribute to author Emma Hannigan RIP

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 2 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services Stay Safe

President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services

The President said that he has had to cancel a number of events.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know Michael D Higgins? The Man Himself

Quiz: How well do you know Michael D Higgins?

Our president may be looking for a second term, but how much do you know about him?

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 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?

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year? Seven More Years This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?

Or should Michael D Higgins go unopposed into a second term?

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Could this be our next president? Race For The Áras

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Michael D presents Shane McGowan with lifetime award on emotional evening Concert Hall

Michael D presents Shane McGowan with lifetime award on emotional evening

Tributes were also paid to Dolores O’Riordan at the singer’s 60th birthday concert.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins Crypto

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'There should be a presidential election and Michael D shouldn't run' Áras An Uachtaráin

Column: 'There should be a presidential election and Michael D shouldn't run'

We live in an extraordinary moment for democratic government, where confidence in the honesty of political leaders is seemingly at an all time low, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# michael-d-higgins - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year* The Aras This post contains videos

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*

*That’s according to one politician who’s been tipped to run.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 5 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras Aras 2018?

Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras

Gerard Craughwell says other challengers need time to organise their campaigns.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 1 January, 2018

19 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2017

It’s been some year.

# michael-d-higgins - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate Áras An Uachtaráin

Taoiseach fails to rule out Frances Fitzgerald as a presidential candidate

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants Fitzgerald to return to high office soon.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run Not A Test

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run

The independent senator’s tilt at the presidency isn’t a gesture, he insists.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Michael D isn’t set to make an announcement until September – but other candidates may emerge before then.

# michael-d-higgins - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins Christmas message: 'The burden of homelessness will overshadow the festive season' Christmas Message This post contains videos

Michael D Higgins Christmas message: 'The burden of homelessness will overshadow the festive season'

In his annual address, Higgins said that Christmas was a time to reflect on the year gone by and to think of the story “that lies at the heart of this festive season”.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins unveiled The People's Acorn in Áras an Uachtaráin today The People's Acorn This post contains videos

Michael D Higgins unveiled The People's Acorn in Áras an Uachtaráin today

The art sculpture contains a time capsule of school childrens’ thoughts and wishes and won’t be opened till 2116.

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition Unesco This post contains videos

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition

President Michael D Higgins is among those to welcome the news

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 6 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Horrendous, no equality': Expert to examine Mám Trasna murder case for posthumous pardon Joyce Family

'Horrendous, no equality': Expert to examine Mám Trasna murder case for posthumous pardon

On 17 August 1882, five members of the Joyce family were murdered in their home in Mám Trasna.

# michael-d-higgins - Sunday 5 November, 2017

# michael-d-higgins - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake New Zealand

President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake

The centre of the city was largely levelled and a massive rebuilding project has been undertaken.

# michael-d-higgins - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'God knows what will happen': Bertie's cryptic answer on if he'll run for president Not Ruling It Out

'God knows what will happen': Bertie's cryptic answer on if he'll run for president

Rejoining Fianna Fáil would be the first hurdle an Ahern candidacy would have to overcome.

# michael-d-higgins - Monday 23 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# 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.

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