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2022
'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach
Taoiseach says the Irish Government position is that Russia should withdraw, but says ‘peace is something we all want’.
Donnacha Ó Beacháin: Sabina Higgins' letter - a damaging and avoidable controversy
The politics professor says the letter damaged Ireland’s reputation regarding its position on Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website
The wife of president Michael D Higgins courted controversy after she wrote a letter in the Irish Times calling for ceasefire negotiations.
How the controversy over Sabina Higgins' Ukraine letter gathered pace
President Michael D Higgins has reiterated his own “unequivocal in his condemnation” of Russia’s invasion, but has not address criticism of the letter.
Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say
A spokesperson for Michael D Higgins said the president has been “unequivocal in his condemnation” of Russia’s invasion.
Michael D Higgins reiterates condemnation of Ukraine war after controversy over Sabina letter
A recent letter written by Sabina Higgins to the Irish Times has been criticised over the past few days.
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President Higgins unveils river of light at the Áras for those who cannot join family this Christmas
Separately, the president sent his best wishes to third level students in a special Christmas message.
An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)
Dublin Castle provided a dramatic backdrop to the nighttime inauguration ceremony.
Sabina Higgins to host special breastfeeding morning at the Áras
Sabina will welcome mothers and their children next week.
Here's how our President is getting on in Africa
He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South Africa.
The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly
The sight of Martin McGuinness raising his glass in a toast to the Queen of England would have astonished many and appalled some not so long ago. But not now, in 2014, when Ireland and Britain are, it seems, the best of friends.
So, see you soon? President Higgins and the Queen say goodbye
The state visit to England moves to Coventry today, before coming home.
Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm
‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’
'They've been preparing freshly baked biscuits': When Michael D met Boris Johnson (video)
London Mayor Boris Johnson had a unique way of greeting the President at City Hall in London this afternoon.
Here's what the President is up to on day one of his State visit to the UK
A meeting with the Queen, an address to both houses of Parliament, and a State banquet among other things…
Touchdown: The President has arrived in the UK as historic State visit begins
Michael D Higgins has a busy few days ahead of him…
Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in Limerick Prison
The protester has been visited by the wife of President Michael D Higgins.
President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg
His 11am address, entitled “Towards a European Union of the Citizens”, will be followed by a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.
Column: Why are Ireland’s first lady and family so invisible?
In comparison to the US, first spouses and first families are well outside the political fray here in Ireland – but why so, asks Larry Donnelly.
PHOTOS: Day four of Michael D's visit to Chile
El Presidente visited the grave of former Chilean leader Salvador Allende as part of his two-week trip today.
¡Hola! President Higgins begins official visit to South America today
The President will meet with the presidents of Chile, Brazil and Argentina during the two-week visit.
President Higgins to travel to Latin America in October
The President is expected to make an official visit to Chile, Brazil and Argentina next month.
Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II
The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.
London calling: Michael D Higgins makes second trip to London
The President and his wife Sabina are due to attend the opening of a new play by Tom Murphy about Irish emigration.
London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President
During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.
Michael D admits he's (a bit) homesick in the Áras
In an interview with Vincent Browne, the President said that he found it tough to leave his native Galway.
Galway United play their relegation wild card... Michael D. Higgins
The President-elect and his wife will be among the crowd for the Airtricity League promotion/relegation play-off second leg on Friday.
Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras
All the candidates aside from David Norris will bring a spouse into the Áras with them if elected.