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#Uachtarán na hÉireann

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Thursday 17 March, 2022

President Higgins calls for ceasefire in Ukraine during St Patrick's Day message
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann

President Higgins calls for ceasefire in Ukraine during St Patrick's Day message

Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,123 Views 12 Comments

Higgins said the sacrifices made by frontline workers across society during the pandemic should not be forgotten.

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Friday 24 December, 2021

Michael D Higgins: Irish people's response to Covid challenges has been one of courage and resilience
# Christmas Address
# Christmas Address

Michael D Higgins: Irish people's response to Covid challenges has been one of courage and resilience

Dec 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,486 Views 8 Comments

Uachtarán na hÉireann used his Christmas address to praise people for their “deep commitment to others”.

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Saturday 1 May, 2021

In the Covid era, 'solidarity means standing shoulder to shoulder with poorer nations', says President Higgins
# May Day
# May Day

In the Covid era, 'solidarity means standing shoulder to shoulder with poorer nations', says President Higgins

May 1st 2021, 5:37 PM 16,804 Views 53 Comments

In a video address, he called for carers to be recognised as essential in the post-pandemic world.

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Friday 27 March, 2020

Michael D Higgins: Covid-19 pandemic has created an 'unanswerable case' for universal basic services
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann

Michael D Higgins: Covid-19 pandemic has created an 'unanswerable case' for universal basic services

Mar 27th 2020, 12:06 PM 44,554 Views 96 Comments

“The good thing about it, I think, is that there will be an opportunity to do things better,” Uachtarán na hÉireann argued.

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President

Oct 21st 2018, 8:00 AM 8,863 Views 4 Comments

Abolish school uniforms? Extend the weekend?

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Monday 22 May, 2017

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today
# Vatican Visit
# Vatican Visit

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today

May 22nd 2017, 4:40 PM 22,197 Views 46 Comments

President Higgins was expected to discuss ‘issues of global importance’ with the Pope in the Vatican today.

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'As this year ends peace can seem very distant': President Higgins reflects on 2016
# Christmas Message
# Christmas Message

'As this year ends peace can seem very distant': President Higgins reflects on 2016

Dec 20th 2016, 6:01 PM 8,579 Views 87 Comments

“[This is a] time to focus on the message contained in the story of a child in the manger, born to parents without a home.”

# uachtaran-na-heireann - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail

Nov 17th 2016, 5:22 PM 15,249 Views 42 Comments

The woman made repeated threats to bomb the president over a number of phone calls in April and October 2014.