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# president - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'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 20,459 Views 46 Comments

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

# president - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

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 7,527 Views 9 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 9 April, 2022

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 44,644 Views 62 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 29 January, 2022

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 13,549 Views 9 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 27 November, 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 50,720 Views 15 Comments

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

# president - Friday 19 November, 2021

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 56,572 Views 101 Comments

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

# president - Thursday 18 November, 2021

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 46,339 Views 0 Comments

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

# president - Monday 25 October, 2021

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 16,298 Views 58 Comments

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

# president - Friday 17 September, 2021

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 126,315 Views 104 Comments

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

# president - Monday 13 September, 2021

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 159,313 Views 127 Comments

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

# president - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

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 16,598 Views 14 Comments

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

# president - Thursday 5 August, 2021

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 45,659 Views 133 Comments

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

# president - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

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 19,363 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.

# president - Tuesday 20 April, 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 20,732 Views 38 Comments

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

# president - Sunday 7 March, 2021

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 6,655 Views 3 Comments

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

# president - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

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

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 13,019 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

# president - Friday 15 January, 2021

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 23,090 Views 101 Comments

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

# president - Thursday 14 January, 2021

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 37,118 Views 39 Comments

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

# president - Monday 16 November, 2020

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 21,149 Views 4 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 7 November, 2020

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 30,943 Views 32 Comments

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

# president - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

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 7,105 Views 3 Comments

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

# president - Thursday 6 August, 2020

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 19,394 Views 55 Comments

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

# president - Monday 20 July, 2020

'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 185,487 Views 106 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 20 June, 2020

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 25,822 Views 0 Comments

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

# president - Sunday 14 June, 2020

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 13,434 Views 14 Comments

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

# president - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

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 9,045 Views 7 Comments

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

# president - Monday 20 April, 2020

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 112,345 Views 154 Comments

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

# president - Saturday 14 March, 2020

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 47,273 Views 151 Comments

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

# president - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

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

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,080 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

# president - Friday 6 December, 2019

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 29,132 Views 27 Comments

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

# president - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'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 19,147 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 18,118 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 6,344 Views 44 Comments

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

# president - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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 21,538 Views 34 Comments

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

# president - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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 6,494 Views 6 Comments

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

# president - 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 37,816 Views 65 Comments

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

# president - Monday 8 July, 2019

FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President

Jul 8th 2019, 12:48 PM 2,355 Views 3 Comments

The move is in accordance rule changes recommended in the report issued by the Governance Review Group (GRG).

# president - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost
# Show Me The Money
From The42
# Show Me The Money

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:29 PM 6,396 Views 67 Comments

John Horan was speaking at yesterday’s All-Ireland series launch.

# president - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act
# Trump In Ireland
# Trump In Ireland

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act

Jun 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 38,435 Views 82 Comments

The greeting went fine – but the Shannon events had the air of a box-ticking exercise.

# president - Monday 3 June, 2019

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

Updated Jun 3rd 2019, 1:32 PM 92,747 Views 149 Comments

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

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