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#Michael D

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,168 Views 29 Comments

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

Even Michael D Higgins has to queue for the ATM
# Gettin' Higgy With It
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# Gettin' Higgy With It

Even Michael D Higgins has to queue for the ATM

Mar 26th 2014, 7:52 AM 27,550 Views 53 Comments

Twitter reported sightings of the President in a Dublin ATM queue yesterday.

This 'Super Michael Pres' street art is a little bit amazing
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This 'Super Michael Pres' street art is a little bit amazing

Mar 23rd 2014, 2:14 PM 2,493 Views 1 Comment

It was made to celebrate Michael D’s visit to see the Queen – but has already been taken down.

Welcome aboard: President appoints Peter Tyndall as Ombudsman
# Any Complaints
# Any Complaints

Welcome aboard: President appoints Peter Tyndall as Ombudsman

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:21 PM 7,066 Views 16 Comments

Tyndall has said that, if public bodies handled complaints better, there wouldn’t be any need for his role.

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today
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# Michael D

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today

Oct 30th 2013, 8:52 AM 4,220 Views 16 Comments

President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.

PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé
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# Heroes

PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:16 AM 7,323 Views 83 Comments

We’re sure Galway United came up…

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America
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# Michael D

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America

Oct 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,235 Views 43 Comments

Higgins departed from Dublin Airport yesterday morning as he embarks on an official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today
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# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 2,278 Views 3 Comments

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

Pozdravi! President begins State visit to Croatia
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# Michael D

Pozdravi! President begins State visit to Croatia

Jun 5th 2013, 11:50 AM 2,878 Views 15 Comments

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are in the country which is soon to become the EU’s 28th member state.

21 reasons to cuddle Michael D Higgins
# Up On His Bikeldee
From The Daily Edge
# Up On His Bikeldee

21 reasons to cuddle Michael D Higgins

Apr 18th 2013, 1:04 PM 37,024 Views 77 Comments

Happy birthday, Michael D!

Tom Cruise partying with Pat Kenny in 1995 (photos)
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From The Daily Edge
# When Tom Met Pat

Tom Cruise partying with Pat Kenny in 1995 (photos)

Apr 2nd 2013, 4:42 PM 10,967 Views 3 Comments

Remember the last time the Cruiser came to Ireland?

In pictures: Michael D Higgins meets President Hollande in Paris
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In pictures: Michael D Higgins meets President Hollande in Paris

Feb 19th 2013, 10:19 AM 3,009 Views 16 Comments

Lovely weather they’re having in France….

Hello Mr President, I'm the President: Michael D begins French visit
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# Official Visit

Hello Mr President, I'm the President: Michael D begins French visit

Feb 18th 2013, 7:58 PM 9,026 Views 28 Comments

Michael D Higgins met with French president Francois Hollande, and launched an exhibition of the work of Eileen Gray.

President Higgins begins three-day Paris trip
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President Higgins begins three-day Paris trip

Feb 18th 2013, 8:44 AM 27,922 Views 21 Comments

The President will meet with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, later today.

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today
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President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:37 AM 2,791 Views 7 Comments

Michael D Higgins has a number of engagements in the north west of England today as he continues his three-day visit.

President Higgins visiting Liverpool today
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# Michael D

President Higgins visiting Liverpool today

Nov 21st 2012, 8:02 AM 2,940 Views 18 Comments

Michael D Higgins will meet political leaders and deliver a speech in Liverpool later today.

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

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

Nov 17th 2012, 8:20 AM 12,435 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…

Amazing Michael D photoshop competition
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Amazing Michael D photoshop competition

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:39 AM 2,117 Views 0 Comments

The president as you’ve never seen him before…

Unfortunate Autocorrect of the Day
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From The Daily Edge
# Tweet Of The Day

Unfortunate Autocorrect of the Day

Sep 28th 2012, 12:04 PM 10,211 Views 26 Comments

No comment.

Michael D Higgins to host Vita Cortex workers in the Áras
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# Hello Mr President

Michael D Higgins to host Vita Cortex workers in the Áras

Jul 13th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,303 Views 24 Comments

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

President speaks of 'heartbreaking' unemployment and emigration on US trip
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# Michael D In America

President speaks of 'heartbreaking' unemployment and emigration on US trip

May 2nd 2012, 8:03 AM 2,380 Views 14 Comments

Michael D Higgins told Irish professionals working in the States that he hoped to some day see many of them return to Ireland in the future.

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President
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# London Calling

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President

Feb 9th 2012, 3:10 PM 3,988 Views 17 Comments

During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.

D-Day for the dragon slayer: Michael D takes over the front pages
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

D-Day for the dragon slayer: Michael D takes over the front pages

Oct 29th 2011, 10:48 AM 2,886 Views 24 Comments

There’s only one story dominating the papers today….

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?
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# Aras11

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?

Aug 17th 2011, 5:36 PM 2,911 Views 56 Comments

The rumours circulating about potential candidates in this year’s race to the Aras reads like a pilot script for a ‘Celebrity President’ television series.