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#Michael D

# michael-d - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service
# RSVP
# RSVP

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service

Sep 16th 2021, 2:21 PM 21,995 Views 53 Comments

Donaldson said it was a “retrograde step” in terms of reconciliation.

# michael-d - Friday 16 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 16th 2021, 9:30 PM 41,351 Views 50 Comments

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

# michael-d - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 23rd 2020, 6:25 PM 16,709 Views 33 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 27 April, 2020

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

'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 40,402 Views 47 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 23 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:30 AM 27,018 Views 77 Comments

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

# michael-d - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,826 Views 65 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 12th 2018, 12:11 AM 36,301 Views 37 Comments

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

# michael-d - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:51 PM 23,490 Views 39 Comments

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

# michael-d - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Which One Of Michael D's Dogs Are You?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Which One Of Michael D's Dogs Are You?

Jul 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,655 Views 1 Comment

Bród or Síoda?

# michael-d - Friday 16 March, 2018

Michael D. Higgins paid tribute to the Irish abroad, and it is so heartwarming
# Michael D
From The Daily Edge
# Michael D

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

Mar 16th 2018, 2:31 PM 7,792 Views 2 Comments

“Our Irish abroad have accomplished so much.”

# michael-d - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?
# Seven More Years
# Seven More Years

Poll: Should we have a presidential election this year?

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 28,051 Views 106 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 1 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 11,909 Views 3 Comments

It’s been some year.

# michael-d - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 22,305 Views 47 Comments

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

# michael-d - Thursday 14 December, 2017

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras
# Fred The Labrador
From The Daily Edge
# 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 14,813 Views 3 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 18 September, 2017

The most adorable figurines were spotted in the background of this photo of Michael D and Joe Biden
# Sabina And Michael
From The Daily Edge
# Sabina And Michael

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

Sep 18th 2017, 8:32 AM 10,286 Views 2 Comments

Couple goals.

# michael-d - Friday 28 July, 2017

A woman chanced her arm by inviting Michael D to her wedding - and actually got a response
# Going To The Chapel
From The Daily Edge
# Going To The Chapel

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

Jul 28th 2017, 3:09 PM 8,635 Views 2 Comments

The dream.

# michael-d - Thursday 18 May, 2017

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

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

May 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 10,551 Views 0 Comments

With a variety of coloured shirts too.

# michael-d - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 29th 2017, 1:07 PM 3,829 Views 2 Comments

This is class.

# michael-d - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:00 PM 7,476 Views 3 Comments

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

# michael-d - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

It's Michael D's birthday, so here are some charming as hell photos of him meeting celebs and world leaders
# Happy Birthday
From The Daily Edge
# 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 16,859 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-d - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 1st 2017, 8:05 PM 4,141 Views 0 Comments

How presidential.

# michael-d - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 20,827 Views 23 Comments

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

# michael-d - Monday 20 February, 2017

This is the story behind *that* iconic photo of Michael D on a BMX
# Michael D
From The Daily Edge
# Michael D

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

Feb 20th 2017, 8:06 AM 18,962 Views 0 Comments

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

# michael-d - Saturday 18 February, 2017

People are loving this photo of Michael D enjoying himself in Cuba
# Holiday Goals
From The Daily Edge
# Holiday Goals

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

Feb 18th 2017, 3:14 PM 9,524 Views 4 Comments

THE HAT.

# michael-d - Monday 26 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 26th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,900 Views 0 Comments

Legend.

# michael-d - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Michael D's letter to the little girl on the Toy Show is a reminder that we have the best President
# Be The Arrow
From The Daily Edge
# 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 11,313 Views 5 Comments

“You’re doing well as an arrow!”

# michael-d - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:19 AM 8,938 Views 1 Comment

On an otherwise very difficult day.

# michael-d - Sunday 28 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,745 Views 3 Comments

A grand day at the Áras.

# michael-d - Sunday 14 August, 2016

14 photos that prove what a gem of a President Michael D is
# Legend
From The Daily Edge
# Legend

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

Aug 14th 2016, 9:30 AM 4,623 Views 2 Comments

Representing us well.

# michael-d - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:50 AM 34,952 Views 57 Comments

Michael D was in Lille to see Ireland beat Italy.

# michael-d - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:09 PM 9,877 Views 0 Comments

*sobs*

Michael D Higgins' joyful celebration of Brady's goal sums up just how Ireland is feeling
# Jump Around
From The42
# Jump Around

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

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:14 PM 7,426 Views 5 Comments

*sobs*

# michael-d - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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

The President pulled off a great photobomb in the Phoenix Park

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:59 PM 84,398 Views 49 Comments

Just out for a stroll…

Michael D pulled off the greatest photobomb ever in the Phoenix Park
# Cheeeese
From The Daily Edge
# Cheeeese

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:30 PM 9,478 Views 8 Comments

Just out for a stroll…

# michael-d - Monday 23 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 5,914 Views 6 Comments

Could it happen?

# michael-d - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 41,271 Views 49 Comments

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

# michael-d - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,044 Views 131 Comments

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

# michael-d - Saturday 6 December, 2014

President Michael D Higgins is off to China today
# Michael D Rockin In Beijing
# Michael D Rockin In Beijing

President Michael D Higgins is off to China today

Dec 6th 2014, 12:41 PM 6,499 Views 41 Comments

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

# michael-d - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:00 PM 7,719 Views 32 Comments

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

# michael-d - Monday 19 May, 2014

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

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

May 19th 2014, 10:09 AM 14,404 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.

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