Michael D Higgins

2023 results

A representative organisation led by survivors of mother and baby homes must be established “urgently” because for “too long” they had been ignored, an online event for survivors heard on Saturday. Photograph: Provision

A representative organisation led by survivors of mother and baby homes must be established “urgently” because for “too long” they had been ignored, a(...)

Paul Lynch from Ballybough in Dublin moved to France in 1994 where he works for Eurocontrol.

From the shadows of Croke Park to Paris, Paul Lynch combines a career in aviation with supporting and strengthening the Irish community in France. Or(...)

Singer Celine Byrne and pianist Rosetta Cucchi at the National Opera House in Wexford

The Festival in the Air ran from October 11th-18th. The original Shakespeare-themed programme has been postponed to next year, and the Festival in the(...)

In a Word . . .

I have a weakness for off-the-cuff political wit. A master, of course, was Winston Churchill. For instance, when an MP blurted angrily, “Mr Churchill,(...)

A Lebanese anti-government protester draped in a national flag sits overlooking the Mohammed al-Amin mosque and the Martyrs square in Beirut on November 14th, 2019. Photograph:  Patrick Baz/AFP via Getty Images

Beirut seemed calm, quiet and normal a year ago today when President Michael D Higgins, on an official visit to Lebanon, lunched with his counterpart (...)

James Frecheville and Hugo Weaving in Lance Daly's ‘Black 47’

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) is about to become the latest body to move its awards ceremony onto the virtual space during the era of C(...)

Crowds gather in Summerhill, Dublin, to pay their respects  at the funeral of   activist Fergus McCabe. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Large crowds lined the roadside at Summerhill in Dublin’s north inner city on Monday to pay their respects to the veteran community activist Fergus Mc(...)

Fergus McCabe was from Marino in Dublin’s northside. File photograph: Peter Thursfield

Veteran community activist Fergus McCabe, who died during the week, aged 71, was part of the “beating heart” of inner city Dublin, President Michael D(...)

Bridewell Garda station in Cork: The suspect was arrested at the GPO on Oliver Plunkett Street Cork city centre just after 9am on Friday and released later that night.

A man suspected of committing a €500,000 fraud by continuing to draw old-age pension payments for both his parents after they died has been released w(...)

President Michael D Higgins: necessary to look beyond growth to measure economic success. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Citizens from across the globe should use the lessons of the Covid-19 crisis as an opportunity to tackle inequality, climate change and capitalism, Pr(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »