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Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly
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Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly

Apr 25th 2018, 10:01 AM 10,909 Views 25 Comments

The UN is holding a two-day summit on ‘peacebuilding and sustaining peace’.

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

Apr 19th 2018, 10:54 AM 12,669 Views 49 Comments

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

Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland?
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Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland?

Apr 7th 2018, 6:30 PM 98,331 Views 195 Comments

If Michael D doesn’t run, who would you fancy?

Miriam O'Callaghan rules herself out of presidential bid
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Miriam O'Callaghan rules herself out of presidential bid

Apr 6th 2018, 8:55 PM 36,562 Views 105 Comments

Speculation had been rife that O’Callaghan was to run.

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer
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Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Apr 6th 2018, 8:25 AM 46,012 Views 98 Comments

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months
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'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months

Apr 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 35,287 Views 32 Comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the shutdown to start on 26 April.

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
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Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 1:10 PM 15,359 Views 73 Comments

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

NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence
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NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence

Mar 26th 2018, 11:32 PM 5,807 Views 5 Comments

Gregg Popovich has been a long-time critic of the US President.

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward
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# Malachy Finnegan

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Mar 13th 2018, 10:31 AM 19,953 Views 119 Comments

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'
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President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

Mar 7th 2018, 6:54 PM 9,808 Views 55 Comments

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

Underestimated opposition or Kremlin stooge? Questions over 36-year-old former socialite who is liberal candidate for Russian Presidential election
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Underestimated opposition or Kremlin stooge? Questions over 36-year-old former socialite who is liberal candidate for Russian Presidential election

Mar 4th 2018, 2:30 PM 21,453 Views 30 Comments

She is likely to do better in the polls than other liberal candidates.

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President?
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Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President?

Feb 21st 2018, 8:43 AM 49,407 Views 150 Comments

What do you think?

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks
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White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Feb 19th 2018, 4:01 PM 13,559 Views 75 Comments

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo
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FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo

Feb 1st 2018, 7:22 AM 16,614 Views 75 Comments

The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US?
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Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US?

Jan 31st 2018, 9:06 AM 41,916 Views 177 Comments

Trump has historically low approval ratings but a fiercely loyal base.

Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March
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Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March

Jan 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,631 Views 88 Comments

The first march took place last year, the day after Trump’s inauguration.

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins
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This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Jan 12th 2018, 1:04 PM 18,750 Views 34 Comments

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election
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Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

Dec 18th 2017, 6:10 PM 9,999 Views 13 Comments

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

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 14,670 Views 3 Comments

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

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore
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Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Dec 5th 2017, 7:12 AM 12,119 Views 52 Comments

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President
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# Joe McDonagh

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President

Nov 28th 2017, 4:52 PM 8,396 Views 1 Comment

McDonagh passed away in May last year.

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency
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Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Nov 19th 2017, 4:30 PM 24,033 Views 133 Comments

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack
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Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack

Nov 1st 2017, 6:28 PM 28,622 Views 109 Comments

The move could spell the end to the US immigration hopes of millions of people around the world.

The photos of Donald Trump completely ignoring a kid dressed up as a dinosaur are just brilliant
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# T-rex

The photos of Donald Trump completely ignoring a kid dressed up as a dinosaur are just brilliant

Oct 31st 2017, 11:09 AM 17,542 Views 4 Comments

Hello caption contest.

Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term?
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Poll: Should President Higgins announce if he's seeking a second term?

Oct 23rd 2017, 10:28 AM 23,154 Views 80 Comments

Michael D Higgins hasn’t clarified his intentions yet.

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era
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Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

Oct 20th 2017, 8:40 AM 25,263 Views 99 Comments

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'
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Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,274 Views 20 Comments

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine
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Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

Oct 9th 2017, 2:04 PM 11,660 Views 98 Comments

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President
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# Staying At The áras

Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President

Oct 7th 2017, 11:06 AM 12,693 Views 132 Comments

Higgins has hinted he may seek to remain in office, despite previously ruling out a second term.

Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'
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Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:10 PM 12,738 Views 74 Comments

The US president addressed the nation following the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating'
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Trump says a US strike on North Korea 'would be devastating'

Sep 26th 2017, 8:48 PM 22,179 Views 91 Comments

Trump blamed previous US presidents for failing to deal with the North Korean threat.

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president
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# Ireland Thinks

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Sep 25th 2017, 10:05 AM 16,942 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000
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Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:15 AM 22,551 Views 85 Comments

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging
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# Growing Crisis

President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging

Sep 13th 2017, 12:52 PM 10,976 Views 85 Comments

Michael D Higgins has shared his thoughts on the impact of homelessness.

Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign
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Dembele's Barca presentation marred by jeers and calls for president to resign

Aug 28th 2017, 3:42 PM 12,528 Views 8 Comments

The 20-year-old became the second most expensive player ever after completing a €105 million deal.

China U20 team to start playing in German league
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China U20 team to start playing in German league

Aug 16th 2017, 11:23 AM 6,280 Views 5 Comments

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'
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# Hat In The Ring

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'

Aug 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 45,471 Views 70 Comments

Michael D Higgins has refused to rule out the possibility of a second run for Áras an Uachtaráin.

Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results'
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# Uhuru Kenyatta

Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results'

Aug 9th 2017, 11:45 AM 9,027 Views 11 Comments

The leader of the country’s opposition coalition has made serious allegations about the vote.

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over
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Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Jul 21st 2017, 10:20 PM 32,491 Views 50 Comments

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.