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President Higgins unveils river of light at the Áras for those who cannot join family this Christmas
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President Higgins unveils river of light at the Áras for those who cannot join family this Christmas

Dec 11th 2020, 8:43 AM 20,887 Views 20 Comments

Separately, the president sent his best wishes to third level students in a special Christmas message.

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
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The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,787 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree
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Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree

Dec 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,393 Views 38 Comments

The president singled out the homeless and those in direct provision in his address.

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration
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Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

Nov 11th 2018, 8:10 AM 16,138 Views 49 Comments

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned
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Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned

Oct 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 18,400 Views 41 Comments

In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency
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Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency

Sep 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 37,124 Views 61 Comments

We talked to students who support his bid for the presidency about why they intend on voting for him.

Race for the Áras: Businessman Peter Casey secures backing of two councils
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Race for the Áras: Businessman Peter Casey secures backing of two councils

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 5:07 PM 17,732 Views 102 Comments

He needs the backing of two more in order to get on the ballot paper.

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate
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Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

Updated Sep 14th 2018, 2:40 PM 39,417 Views 133 Comments

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford
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The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 11,268 Views 13 Comments

How do you campaign for a campaign that hasn’t started?

Gerard Craughwell on his combative Twitter personality and what he thinks of Michael D
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Gerard Craughwell on his combative Twitter personality and what he thinks of Michael D

Jul 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,654 Views 58 Comments

The independent senator says the main political parties have narrowed down the path to an Áras nomination.

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask
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Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask

Jul 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,005 Views 44 Comments

The announcement was made earlier today after months of speculation.

Confirmed: Michael D Higgins says he WILL seek a second term as president
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Confirmed: Michael D Higgins says he WILL seek a second term as president

Jul 10th 2018, 10:10 AM 54,702 Views 180 Comments

The President has confirmed he will seek a second term in the Áras, as had been widely expected.

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

Jan 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 11,860 Views 3 Comments

It’s been some year.

Poll: Would you like to see a Presidential election next year?
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Poll: Would you like to see a Presidential election next year?

Dec 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 29,278 Views 92 Comments

Michael D may run. He might not. Either way, do you want an election?

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

Dec 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,299 Views 160 Comments

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

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

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 22,278 Views 47 Comments

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

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras
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This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras

Dec 14th 2017, 5:00 PM 14,711 Views 3 Comments

He’s “notoriously difficult to photograph as he is always moving”.

Prince Charles says it would be a tragedy if British-Irish relations broke down
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Prince Charles says it would be a tragedy if British-Irish relations broke down

May 11th 2017, 6:08 AM 21,513 Views 84 Comments

Roads all around Kilkenny will be closed as Prince Charles visits today.

Michael D celebrated the winning goal at a Galway United match like a hero last night
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Michael D celebrated the winning goal at a Galway United match like a hero last night

Apr 29th 2017, 1:07 PM 3,770 Views 2 Comments

This is class.

The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious
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The photos of Michael D welcoming home Ireland's Olympians are glorious

Aug 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,729 Views 3 Comments

A grand day at the Áras.

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland
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15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland

Mar 4th 2016, 9:11 PM 26,632 Views 15 Comments

All the drama, none of the power.

15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland
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15 things that would happen if House of Cards was set in Ireland

Mar 4th 2016, 11:59 AM 6,973 Views 2 Comments

All the drama, none of the power.

Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?
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Poll: Would you vote Miriam O'Callaghan for president?

Jul 4th 2015, 9:51 AM 40,963 Views 135 Comments

Speculation is mounting again that the RTÉ presenter could make a bid for the Áras.

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault
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Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

Jun 12th 2015, 1:54 PM 15,063 Views 0 Comments

One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.

Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor
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Shocking Prime Time doc shows elderly, fragile women being hit, kicked and dragged across the floor

Dec 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 59,775 Views 246 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been allowed view the documentary on Áras Attracta in advance. HSE and Garda investigations are under way into what the Taoiseach has called “intolerable” claims of abuse at the home.

Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras
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Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras

Sep 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,100 Views 25 Comments

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.

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

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

Jul 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 11,447 Views 14 Comments

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

Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000
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Formal Cowen portrait could cost up to €10,000

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,326 Views 43 Comments

Portraits of each Taoiseach, President and Chief Justice are commissioned by the State as a matter of course.

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill
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President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill

Jul 24th 2013, 9:05 PM 13,843 Views 242 Comments

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.

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

Dec 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 7,063 Views 30 Comments

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.

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

Nov 17th 2012, 8:20 AM 12,388 Views 46 Comments

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…

Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency?
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Poll: How would you rate Mary McAleese's presidency?

Nov 10th 2011, 1:50 PM 3,931 Views 60 Comments

The current President of Ireland’s 14-year tenure is drawing to a close – how do you think she has managed the role over that time?

In pictures: Michael D's sneak preview of his new home
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In pictures: Michael D's sneak preview of his new home

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:45 PM 1,472 Views 13 Comments

President Mary McAleese gives the President-elect the grand tour…

Michael D Higgins thanks family, supporters - and the Irish people
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Michael D Higgins thanks family, supporters - and the Irish people

Oct 29th 2011, 5:20 PM 1,564 Views 6 Comments

In his acceptance speech, the ninth President of Ireland Michael D Higgins said that he has seen the “righteous anger” that exists around the country and has vowed to be a leader “for all the people”.

Play: Presidential Election Bingo
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Play: Presidential Election Bingo

Sep 30th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,207 Views 8 Comments

The presidential race began this week – and already one or two stock phrases seem to have emerged from our pool of seven candidates. Make sure to play TheJournal.ie’s Presidential Election Bingo to make the most out of the upcoming debates.

Micheál Martin hits back at 'blanket blame' of Fianna Fáil
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Micheál Martin hits back at 'blanket blame' of Fianna Fáil

Sep 1st 2011, 8:58 AM 1,170 Views 36 Comments

Speaking this morning, Martin said that the party was not getting enough credit for what it did in government.

Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run
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Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run

Aug 6th 2011, 9:17 AM 3,727 Views 86 Comments

Already the former Late Late show presenter has topped one poll but would you vote for him?

Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal
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Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal

Aug 2nd 2011, 4:51 PM 1,480 Views 41 Comments

A number of fellow politicians have welcomed David Norris’ decision, while the Israeli Embassy has said that it was not involved in the publication of the controversial letter written by the Senator.

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