President Michael D Higgins declined an invite to attend the Northern Ireland Service of Reflection and Hope.

Perhaps the Church Leaders Group (Ireland) should send a polite thank-you note to Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland, when their Service of Refle(...)

President Michael D  Higgins said last week that in March he had made known his concerns about the title of the event. Photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the Government will make a “collective decision” on how to respond to an invitation to attend a controversial religi(...)

Irish President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

Invitations to attend a controversial religious service in Armagh to mark the centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland and the partition of the i(...)

The invitation sent to Michael D Higgins said the service next month would be ‘of Christian worship hosted, organised and led by the leaders of the Church of Ireland, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian and Methodist Churches and the Irish Council of Churches’. Photograph:  Filippo Monteforte/AFP via Getty

The Church Leaders Group, which is hosting the controversial service in St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh next month, have said President Michael D Higgin(...)