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Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?
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Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?

Apr 16th 2021, 9:30 PM 40,984 Views 50 Comments

The politician, poet and sociologist turns 80 on Sunday. How much do you know about him?

Watch: President Michael D Higgins delivers his Christmas address to the nation
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Watch: President Michael D Higgins delivers his Christmas address to the nation

Dec 23rd 2020, 6:25 PM 16,610 Views 33 Comments

The President also wished everyone in Ireland a Happy Christmas and a New Year of hope and promise.

'A special place in our hearts': Tiede Herrema - the businessman kidnapped by the IRA in 1975 - has died
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'A special place in our hearts': Tiede Herrema - the businessman kidnapped by the IRA in 1975 - has died

Updated Apr 27th 2020, 8:45 PM 40,206 Views 47 Comments

The president said Herrema and his wife Elizabeth “will be missed and fondly remembered by their many friends in Ireland”.

President Higgins' Christmas message: 'Do we dismiss them... telling them there is no room at our inn?'
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President Higgins' Christmas message: 'Do we dismiss them... telling them there is no room at our inn?'

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:30 AM 26,974 Views 77 Comments

Michael D Higgins also urged people to take action on the climate crisis in his annual address.

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 37,786 Views 65 Comments

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

An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)
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An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)

Nov 12th 2018, 12:11 AM 36,277 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Castle provided a dramatic backdrop to the nighttime inauguration ceremony.

Higgins asks for inauguration to be moved to evening in light of Armistice events
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Higgins asks for inauguration to be moved to evening in light of Armistice events

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:51 PM 23,473 Views 39 Comments

The ceremony is due to take place on Sunday 11 November.

Which One Of Michael D's Dogs Are You?
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# Quiz

Which One Of Michael D's Dogs Are You?

Jul 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,626 Views 1 Comment

Bród or Síoda?

Michael D. Higgins paid tribute to the Irish abroad, and it is so heartwarming
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Michael D. Higgins paid tribute to the Irish abroad, and it is so heartwarming

Mar 16th 2018, 2:31 PM 7,758 Views 2 Comments

“Our Irish abroad have accomplished so much.”

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?
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Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 28,036 Views 106 Comments

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

19 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2017
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# All The President's Dogs

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.

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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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# Fred The Labrador

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 14,710 Views 4 Comments

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

The most adorable figurines were spotted in the background of this photo of Michael D and Joe Biden
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The most adorable figurines were spotted in the background of this photo of Michael D and Joe Biden

Sep 18th 2017, 8:32 AM 10,253 Views 2 Comments

Couple goals.

A woman chanced her arm by inviting Michael D to her wedding - and actually got a response
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A woman chanced her arm by inviting Michael D to her wedding - and actually got a response

Jul 28th 2017, 3:09 PM 8,606 Views 2 Comments

The dream.

That iconic photo of Michael D at Slane has been turned into a class illustration
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# Dylan Man

That iconic photo of Michael D at Slane has been turned into a class illustration

May 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 9,938 Views 1 Comment

With a variety of coloured shirts too.

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

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.

Is Michael D. Higgins Younger or Older Than These Celebrities?
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# Higher Or Lower

Is Michael D. Higgins Younger or Older Than These Celebrities?

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:00 PM 7,444 Views 3 Comments

Think you’re a good judge of age? Think again.

It's Michael D's birthday, so here are some charming as hell photos of him meeting celebs and world leaders
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# Happy Birthday

It's Michael D's birthday, so here are some charming as hell photos of him meeting celebs and world leaders

Apr 18th 2017, 8:17 PM 16,708 Views 2 Comments

Find someone who looks at you the way the Queen looks at Michael D.

A Galway student * nailed* an impression of Michael D for his SU President campaign
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# People Of Galway

A Galway student * nailed* an impression of Michael D for his SU President campaign

Mar 1st 2017, 8:05 PM 4,100 Views 0 Comments

How presidential.

Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo
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Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo

Feb 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 20,007 Views 21 Comments

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

This is the story behind *that* iconic photo of Michael D on a BMX
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This is the story behind *that* iconic photo of Michael D on a BMX

Feb 20th 2017, 8:06 AM 17,912 Views 0 Comments

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

People are loving this photo of Michael D enjoying himself in Cuba
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# Holiday Goals

People are loving this photo of Michael D enjoying himself in Cuba

Feb 18th 2017, 3:14 PM 9,470 Views 4 Comments

THE HAT.

17 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2016
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# Quick Stop At The ATM

17 times we were proud to call Michael D our President in 2016

Dec 26th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,793 Views 0 Comments

Legend.

Michael D's letter to the little girl on the Toy Show is a reminder that we have the best President
# Be The Arrow
# Be The Arrow

Michael D's letter to the little girl on the Toy Show is a reminder that we have the best President

Dec 3rd 2016, 2:18 PM 11,299 Views 5 Comments

“You’re doing well as an arrow!”

The photos of Michael D visiting the Munster dressing room are a joy to behold
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# RIP Axel

The photos of Michael D visiting the Munster dressing room are a joy to behold

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:19 AM 8,929 Views 1 Comment

On an otherwise very difficult day.

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

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.

14 photos that prove what a gem of a President Michael D is
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# Legend

14 photos that prove what a gem of a President Michael D is

Aug 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 4,614 Views 2 Comments

Representing us well.

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:50 AM 34,911 Views 59 Comments

Michael D was in Lille to see Ireland beat Italy.

Michael D Higgins' joyful celebration of Brady's goal sums up just how Ireland is feeling
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# Jump Around

Michael D Higgins' joyful celebration of Brady's goal sums up just how Ireland is feeling

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:09 PM 9,496 Views 0 Comments

*sobs*

Michael D Higgins' joyful celebration of Brady's goal sums up just how Ireland is feeling
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Michael D Higgins' joyful celebration of Brady's goal sums up just how Ireland is feeling

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:14 PM 7,395 Views 5 Comments

*sobs*

The President pulled off a great photobomb in the Phoenix Park
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The President pulled off a great photobomb in the Phoenix Park

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:59 PM 84,147 Views 52 Comments

Just out for a stroll…

Michael D pulled off the greatest photobomb ever in the Phoenix Park
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# Cheeeese

Michael D pulled off the greatest photobomb ever in the Phoenix Park

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:30 PM 9,445 Views 8 Comments

Just out for a stroll…

9 reasons why Miriam O'Callaghan would be the perfect President
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# Stand Proudly To Attention

9 reasons why Miriam O'Callaghan would be the perfect President

Mar 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 5,865 Views 6 Comments

Could it happen?

Take a break - and watch Dermot Morgan's spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D
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Take a break - and watch Dermot Morgan's spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D

Feb 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 41,185 Views 49 Comments

Some of Morgan’s comedy still remains remarkably topical – 17 years after his death.

Opinion: Those criticising the President for signing Bills into law are overestimating his power
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Opinion: Those criticising the President for signing Bills into law are overestimating his power

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 3,717 Views 131 Comments

By not using Article 26, President Higgins leaves the door open for future constitutional challenges.

President Michael D Higgins is off to China today
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President Michael D Higgins is off to China today

Dec 6th 2014, 12:41 PM 6,369 Views 41 Comments

The President will be accompanied by the Finance and Foreign Affairs Ministers.

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?
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Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:00 PM 7,627 Views 32 Comments

President Higgins has made public statements on the issue at several events in recent weeks…

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

May 19th 2014, 10:09 AM 14,132 Views 11 Comments

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

Here's what the President is up to on day two of his State visit to the UK
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Here's what the President is up to on day two of his State visit to the UK

Apr 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,141 Views 29 Comments

David Cameron, Nick Clegg, and Boris Johnson are all on the slate, as is an address to 700 people.

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