Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins speaks during a welcoming ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City earlier this week. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins joked that the first time he visited Mexico in 1967 he sneaked into the country illegally. “It was the first of many cross(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with President Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City. Photograph:  Chris Bellew

President Michael D Higgins has spoken of the deep mutual appreciation between the Irish and Mexican people and the strong bonds in business, educatio(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto inspect a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City today. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins has invited his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto to a return visit to Ireland to develop ties with Mexico as “a key (...)