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

And President Higgins's new adviser is...

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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.

From TheJournal.ie So what happened when the Council of State was convened in the past? History Lesson

So what happened when the Council of State was convened in the past?

Today will be the 27th time the Council of State has been convened to discuss legislation – but it’s not the first time abortion laws have been discussed.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill? Abortion

Explainer: What is the Council of State and why is it discussing the abortion bill?

The Council of State is a little-used and largely unknown body but it takes centre stage as it discusses the abortion bill next week. TheJournal.ie explains what it’s all about…

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill Article 26

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill

Áras an Uachtaráin has said that a meeting will be held next Monday where members of the Council and the President will consider the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

From TheJournal.ie President to receive abortion bill today Protection Of Life

President to receive abortion bill today

The legislation is to be delivered to the Phoenix Park, after being passed by the Seanad yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins hires new speech writer...she sounds smart You're Hired

Michael D Higgins hires new speech writer...she sounds smart

Aziliz Gouez’s CV includes two masters degrees, research experience in Cambridge and a book about wine.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today

The women said it will be a day for them to enjoy but that their work is “just getting started”.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: Anglo Tapes “are not the voices of the people of Ireland” Anglo Tapes

President Higgins: Anglo Tapes “are not the voices of the people of Ireland”

Michael D reassures Irish people they will be recognised internationally for their spirit and hard work.

From TheJournal.ie President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston Boston Marathon

President, Taoiseach and Tánaiste extend sympathies to Boston

President Michael D Higgins has issued a brief statement offering thoughts to the people of Boston after today’s explosions at the city’s marathon.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years Thatcher

President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years

The President said he was “sorry to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher” and extended his condolences to her family.

From TheJournal.ie President’s St Patrick’s Day message: ‘It’s time to reflect on our shared past’ Irishness

President’s St Patrick’s Day message: ‘It’s time to reflect on our shared past’

Michael D Higgins says it is a time to reflect on our shared past, celebrate Ireland’s unique culture and heritage, and show our gratitude to all those who have been of assistance to Irish people at home and abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins Women's Day

Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins

On International Women’s Day, the President tells an audience at Áras an Úachtaráin that Ireland must support assault victims more.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast The Gathering This post contains images

PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast

The Script, Bono, Christy Moore and Seamus Heaney will be among the artists performing on ‘Glaoch’ on March 17.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders Bill Gates This post contains images

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

The billionaire Microsoft founder was visiting to discuss development aid priorities for Ireland’s EU Presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp President.ie

Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp

A tender note – which misspelled the President’s name – was put on the government’s e-tenders website yesterday as President.ie looks set for a complete overhaul next year.

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: President Higgins' message for Christmas and New Year Beannachtaí

Read Me: President Higgins' message for Christmas and New Year

The President of Ireland offers his best wishes to the people of Ireland and the Irish family, “wherever they may be”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins Michael D

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his initiative to help Ireland’s youth shape the country’s future and his first year in office. Listen to the full interview here…

From TheJournal.ie Youths tell President about being 'Young and Irish' in 2012 Ireland

Youths tell President about being 'Young and Irish' in 2012

Michael D Higgins will hold his first Presidency Seminar today, where the Being Young and Irish 2012 report will be discussed.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park Phoenix Park 350 This post contains images

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park

The pen and ink drawings by the Irish artist Sheelagh Duff are part of a free exhibition in the Phoenix Park until the end of November.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton for the Áras? Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton for the Áras?

Former US president says that he could in theory run for president in Ireland and also France.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Team Ireland meets President Higgins at the Áras Presidential Visit This post contains images

In pictures: Team Ireland meets President Higgins at the Áras

When Michael D met Katie T…

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to travel to Latin America in October Latin Trip

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.

From TheJournal.ie President to meet with former Vita Cortex workers Michael D Higgins

President to meet with former Vita Cortex workers

The former workers, who staged a 161 day sit-in at the Vita Cortex plant, are to meet the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins to host Vita Cortex workers in the Áras Hello Mr President

Michael D Higgins to host Vita Cortex workers in the Áras

The President is also set to meet with the mayor of Poznan next week.

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices Hack The City This post contains videos

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices

Helicopter drones were launched around Dublin city to capture images of inaccessible places…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: President Higgins launches 'Being Young and Irish' Young And Irish This post contains images

In pictures: President Higgins launches 'Being Young and Irish'

The seminar is the first in a new presidential series.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many people the government thinks will turn 100 this year Centenarian Bounty

Here's how many people the government thinks will turn 100 this year

Enda Kenny has revealed Budget estimates for the Centenarian’s Bounty – revealing how many people will receive it.

From TheJournal.ie Autism Awareness Day celebrated around Ireland Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Day celebrated around Ireland

Autism Awareness Day was celebrated around the country today, with one Irish artist with autism getting to meet the President of Ireland to mark his work being used on a UN stamp.

From TheJournal.ie Mr President I presume? Three new ambassadors present credentials at the Áras Ambassadors' Reception This post contains images

Mr President I presume? Three new ambassadors present credentials at the Áras

These three new ambassadors gave their letters of credence to President Michael D Higgins today – but what countries are they from?

From TheJournal.ie Michael D to arrive in London on first official trip abroad London

Michael D to arrive in London on first official trip abroad

The president is due to visit the Olympic site in east London and meet with Irish emigrants.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras Chinese Visit This post contains images

In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras

The president hosted the Chinese vice president at Áras an Uachtaráin – and here’s what happened in photos.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins criticises 'obsequious' welcome of Chinese vice-president Chinese Visit

Higgins criticises 'obsequious' welcome of Chinese vice-president

The Socialist Party TD has slammed the media and political establishment’s welcoming of the man likely to be the next president of China.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse Economy

Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse

The President said that “radical individualism” and light-touch regulation led to markets being seen as infallible.

From TheJournal.ie UK deputy prime minister to visit Áras an Uachtaráin Diplomacy

UK deputy prime minister to visit Áras an Uachtaráin

Nick Clegg will meet with President Michael D Higgins during a visit to Dublin tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie More of us reaching 100th birthday than ever before Centenarians

More of us reaching 100th birthday than ever before

A record 368 people turned 100 last year – meaning the State gave out almost €1million in bounty payments.