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# president - This year 2022

Broadcasters offer '100 times less' for Women's World Cup
# Claim
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# Claim

Broadcasters offer '100 times less' for Women's World Cup

Oct 22nd 2022, 1:01 PM 8,406 Views 5 Comments

The competition in July-August will have 32 teams for the first time.

Trump brands Biden 'enemy of the state' at Pennsylvania rally
# Midterms
# Midterms

Trump brands Biden 'enemy of the state' at Pennsylvania rally

Sep 4th 2022, 6:10 PM 26,686 Views 46 Comments

Trump slammed a recent speech by Biden as the ‘most vicious, hateful and divisive speech ever delivered by an American president.’

Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare

Aug 16th 2022, 3:48 PM 84,788 Views 50 Comments

Donald Trump was due in Ireland on 27 August next.

Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website
# Statement
# Statement

Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:47 PM 61,806 Views 75 Comments

The wife of president Michael D Higgins courted controversy after she wrote a letter in the Irish Times calling for ceasefire negotiations.

FF senator calls on Michael D Higgins to express Irish support for Ukraine after Sabina letter
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

FF senator calls on Michael D Higgins to express Irish support for Ukraine after Sabina letter

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 7:50 PM 66,523 Views 141 Comments

Sabina Higgins, in a letter to the Irish Times, called for both Ukraine and Russia to “agree to a ceasefire and negotiations”.

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'

Jun 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 20,625 Views 46 Comments

He was speaking at the opening of a centre for homeless people in Kildare.

Senegal's president supports PSG star amid homophobia accusations
# Scrutiny
From The42
# Scrutiny

Senegal's president supports PSG star amid homophobia accusations

May 17th 2022, 8:26 PM 7,554 Views 9 Comments

Idrissa Gana Gueye missed a Ligue 1 game against Montpellier on Saturday during which players were to wear rainbow jerseys.

Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?

Apr 9th 2022, 12:07 PM 44,667 Views 62 Comments

French voters will soon decide who will be president for the next five years.

Italian parties to beg president to stay on, leaving Draghi as PM
# Italy
# Italy

Italian parties to beg president to stay on, leaving Draghi as PM

Jan 29th 2022, 7:27 PM 13,571 Views 9 Comments

Italy’s presidency is largely ceremonial, but the head of state wields serious power during political crises.

# president - Last year 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?

Nov 27th 2021, 10:00 PM 50,802 Views 15 Comments

Who loved golf and who likes spending time in a convent?

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
# US
# US

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 56,601 Views 101 Comments

The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.

European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath
# Almighty God
# Almighty God

European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 11:30 AM 46,405 Views 0 Comments

The case is being taken by TD Róisín Shortall and others including Senator David Norris.

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down
# Bulbsforbees
# Bulbsforbees

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down

Oct 25th 2021, 7:00 PM 16,340 Views 58 Comments

Yvonne McKenna of Gaisce outlines their plans to encourage biodiversity by asking the public to plant bulbs for the bees.

Poll: Was President Higgins right to decline the invitation to Northern Ireland event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was President Higgins right to decline the invitation to Northern Ireland event?

Sep 17th 2021, 8:24 AM 126,343 Views 104 Comments

Michael D Higgins said that the event was a political one and could not attend.

Poll: Would you vote for Bertie Ahern if he ran for president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Bertie Ahern if he ran for president?

Sep 13th 2021, 11:06 AM 159,746 Views 127 Comments

The former Taoiseach hasn’t ruled out a bid in 2025.

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines

Aug 25th 2021, 10:52 AM 16,615 Views 14 Comments

The 76-year-old president is notorious for his crackdown on illegal drugs.

Poll: Should the president have to swear an oath in the presence of God when being sworn in?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the president have to swear an oath in the presence of God when being sworn in?

Aug 5th 2021, 11:34 AM 45,752 Views 133 Comments

The constitution states that the president when entering office must make a declaration “in the presence of Almighty God”.

Ticket touts: President signs into law bill banning above price resales
# Rip-off
# Rip-off

Ticket touts: President signs into law bill banning above price resales

Jul 14th 2021, 6:06 PM 19,439 Views 41 Comments

Penalties including a fine of up to €100,000 or up to two years imprisonment face anyone caught defying the Sale of Tickets Bill 2021.

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
# Stars And Stripes
# Stars And Stripes

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

Apr 20th 2021, 5:56 PM 20,742 Views 38 Comments

The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
# Return
From The42
# Return

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time

Mar 7th 2021, 11:44 PM 6,670 Views 3 Comments

One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead
# Italy
# Italy

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 13,039 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes
# Report
# Report

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes

Jan 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 23,157 Views 101 Comments

Michael D Higgins issued a statement on the report published this week.

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?

Jan 14th 2021, 7:38 AM 37,158 Views 39 Comments

The US president was impeached by the House of Representatives last night.

# president - All time

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power
# Peru
# Peru

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power

Nov 16th 2020, 7:31 AM 21,158 Views 4 Comments

Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino.

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

Nov 7th 2020, 4:19 AM 30,970 Views 32 Comments

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby
# Glass Ceiling
From The42
# Glass Ceiling

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby

Sep 15th 2020, 9:39 AM 7,120 Views 3 Comments

The Mayo native also acts as a judicial officer for World Rugby.

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,409 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally
# The West Wing
# The West Wing

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

Jul 20th 2020, 7:48 AM 185,526 Views 107 Comments

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow
# Funeral
# Funeral

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

Jun 20th 2020, 7:41 PM 25,857 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer

Jun 14th 2020, 5:41 PM 13,445 Views 15 Comments

Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
# Resigned
From The42
# Resigned

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election

May 13th 2020, 10:41 AM 9,064 Views 7 Comments

The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.

Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'

Apr 20th 2020, 7:07 AM 112,356 Views 154 Comments

The US President said yesterday that those protesting the Covid-19 restrictions “love our country”.

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years
# President
# President

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

Mar 14th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,288 Views 150 Comments

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
# Mubarak
# Mubarak

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,096 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January
# Exit Wounds
From The42
# Exit Wounds

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 29,166 Views 27 Comments

Today is really an unthinkable situation, Minister for Sport Shane Ross told RTÉ News today.

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86

Updated Sep 26th 2019, 4:05 PM 19,177 Views 19 Comments

He died this morning surrounded by his family.

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
# Classified
# Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,132 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'

Sep 26th 2019, 6:38 AM 6,352 Views 44 Comments

Higgins was addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York this evening.

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'

Sep 25th 2019, 7:31 AM 21,553 Views 34 Comments

The president said recent comments he made about Defence Forces pay are “very much within the Constitution”.

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President
# Jarlath Burns
From The42
# Jarlath Burns

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President

Sep 18th 2019, 5:04 PM 6,507 Views 6 Comments

Jarlath Burns has entered the race for the position which will be chosen at GAA Congress 2020.

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