President’s visit to the UK strenthened ties between countriesThe recent visit of President Michael D Higgins to Liverpool and Manchester is a reminder both of long-established Irish communities in the north-west of England, and of growing numbers of new settlers, writes Declan McSweeney.
- November 27, 2012, 11:52
Awards salute ‘sacrifice’ of diasporaThe first annual Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad, while a bit of a mouthful, was an uplifting event held yesterday in Áras an Uachtaráin, celebrating the very best of the Irish diaspora, writes Róisín Ingle.
- November 16, 2012, 10:18
Getting to the heart of the young IrishAn initiative, launched by President Michael D Higgins, aims to harness the potential of a new generation by offering them a platform to help chart a new direction and vision for the country, writes Carl O'Brien
- August 24, 2012, 08:23
Christmas message from President Michael D. HigginsPresident Michael D.Higgins extends his Christmas wishes to "everyone here in Ireland, and to our extended global family across the world".
- December 21, 2011, 16:17