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#Áras An Uachtaráin

From TheJournal.ie President praises 'force of forgiveness' of Italian student left paralysed in Dublin attack in 1999 Guido Nasi

President praises 'force of forgiveness' of Italian student left paralysed in Dublin attack in 1999

Guido Nasi was left paraplegic following the attack in 1999.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thank you for everything': Mother of Italian man paralysed in Dublin attack pens letter to Irish people Guido Nasi

'Thank you for everything': Mother of Italian man paralysed in Dublin attack pens letter to Irish people

Guido Nasi was 17 when he was left paraplegic during an unprovoked attack.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins: 'I'm not a millionaire. I don't see the merit in this kind of discourse' Aras 18

Michael D Higgins: 'I'm not a millionaire. I don't see the merit in this kind of discourse'

One of Higgins’ rivals has claimed that those without personal wealth or the backing of political parties will soon be unable to become president.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Gallagher promises to stay in Irish embassies rather than hotels if elected president Race For The Áras

Seán Gallagher promises to stay in Irish embassies rather than hotels if elected president

President Michael D Higgins faced questions at this campaign launch about reports he stayed in a hotel which cost €3,000 per night.

From TheJournal.ie Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls Áras An Uachtaráin

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls

Next stop on the presidential campaign… Carlow: Independent hopefuls vie for council nomination

From TheJournal.ie How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out Lifting The Veil

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.

From TheJournal.ie Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run Joan Freeman

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run

Joan Freeman said it is her lifelong ambition to “deliver a better quality of life”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president The Aras

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald drops strong hint that SF will contest presidential race The Aras

Mary Lou McDonald drops strong hint that SF will contest presidential race

The Sinn Féin leader said she has a number of names in mind for the role.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm still angry': Survivors to discuss how Magdalene Laundries should be remembered Áras An Uachtaráin

'I'm still angry': Survivors to discuss how Magdalene Laundries should be remembered

“I was taken in by the nuns at 15 – I hadn’t even kissed a boy”: Elizabeth Coppin told RTÉ about her experience in a Cork Laundry.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.”

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.

From TheJournal.ie Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras Latching On

Sabina Higgins invites 200 mothers and babies to a breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Nurses, mothers, grandmothers and children flocked towards the Áras yesterday for a breastfeeding event organised by Sabina Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland The Big House This post contains a poll

Enda Kenny says he doesn't want to be President of Ireland

Pressure over the leadership has been mounting on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around Team Ireland At The áras

Team Ireland visited the Áras today and there were smiles all around

He also had some strong words for Ireland’s sporting bosses. .

From The42 Michael D praise for Irish defeat of Azzurri and 'ambassadors' in the stands Supporter In Chief

Michael D praise for Irish defeat of Azzurri and 'ambassadors' in the stands

Michael D was in Lille to see Ireland beat Italy.

From TheJournal.ie The President pulled off a great photobomb in the Phoenix Park Cheeeese

The President pulled off a great photobomb in the Phoenix Park

Just out for a stroll…

From TheJournal.ie Are you observing Earth Hour? Landmarks like the Áras are Lights Out

Are you observing Earth Hour? Landmarks like the Áras are

Many countries have already done their bit.

From The42 'I don't say the exact same thing to the visiting captain as I say to Paul O'Connell' - President Higgins on those pre-game line-ups Park Life

'I don't say the exact same thing to the visiting captain as I say to Paul O'Connell' - President Higgins on those pre-game line-ups Exclusive

The President on the importance of sport in the life of a country.

From The42 President Higgins on why the League of Ireland is important and how it can thrive Grassroots

President Higgins on why the League of Ireland is important and how it can thrive Exclusive

We were invited to the Áras ahead of tomorrow’s President’s Cup game.

From TheJournal.ie President Michael D Higgins has signed the Water Services Bill It's Official

President Michael D Higgins has signed the Water Services Bill

Water charges are now the law of the land.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Catherine McGuinness was approached to run for president...but she wasn't interested No Thanks

Justice Catherine McGuinness was approached to run for president...but she wasn't interested

The former Supreme Court judge said she doesn’t regret her decision to turn it down.

From TheJournal.ie "Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President Visibility

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

The group is part of the INTO union.

From TheJournal.ie "Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras

You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.

From TheJournal.ie Peter O'Toole's ashes are being 'minded' at the Áras for the moment RIP

Peter O'Toole's ashes are being 'minded' at the Áras for the moment

The late actor’s daughter said the ashes were “in safe deposit” with the President while the family arranges their burial in Co Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Nephew of President Michael D Higgins running in local elections Election 2014

Nephew of President Michael D Higgins running in local elections

Donal Higgins, a father of two, is running under the Labour banner.

From TheJournal.ie President's most senior aide to leave Áras an Uachtaráin Áras An Uachtaráin

President's most senior aide to leave Áras an Uachtaráin

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

Even Michael D Higgins has to queue for the ATM

Twitter reported sightings of the President in a Dublin ATM queue yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie And President Higgins's new adviser is... New Job

And President Higgins's new adviser is...

Drumroll, please.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins: It is important that austerity does not erode the rights of citizens Austerity

Higgins: It is important that austerity does not erode the rights of citizens

Speaking at a reception for the new European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, he said the connection between economy, society and government is profoundly important.

From TheJournal.ie Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much Abortion Act

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State Abortion Bill This post contains images

In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State

The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.

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