Michael D Higgins

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Flooding from the River Owenass on the Manor Road in Mountmellick, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Residents in Mountmellick have spoken about how flood waters deluged their homes very quickly following torrential rain on Wednesday. The occupants o(...)

President Michael D Higgins delivers the keynote address at the Social Justice Ireland Policy Conference in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government needs to “face up to the challenge” of the housing crisis and intervene more assertively in the market, President Michael D Higgins has(...)

Trump and Putin: “We don’t have the slightest intention to do harm to the United States,” says Russia’s new ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Vietnam News Agency/AFP/Getty

Russia’s new ambassador to Ireland has described allegations that Moscow is interfering in other countries’ democratic processes as ridiculous and lud(...)

It is the nature of public debate in our society to frame every statement as a confrontation, which is why President Michael D Higgins remains an enig(...)

President Michael D Higgins speaking at a  reception to mark World Philosophy Day at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Rebuilding social cohesion in Europe will not be achieved by the “rhetorical flourishes” of French president Emmanuel Macron and others but requires f(...)

The Bill’s passage brings to an end bitter divisions generated by the charges, which saw thousands of people take to the streets in protest marches. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto.

MICHAEL O’REGAN Refunding those who paid their water charges came a step closer yesterday when the Seanad passed the Water Services Bill. It now go(...)

Members of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Are they facing a merger with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra? Photograph: Mark Stedman

It was only last year, when working on the book The Invisible Art, A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016, that I came to realise the full enormity o(...)

Trainer Joseph O’Brien holds the Melbourne Cup trophy  after his horse Rekindling won race seven  at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Ireland’s Melbourne Cup pioneer Dermot Weld has acclaimed Joseph O’Brien’s success with Rekindling in “the race that stops a nation” as a “wonderful (...)

 President Higgins speaking on the last day of his State visit to New Zealand. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins has said New Zealand and Ireland face a similar set of problems in tackling climate change and the two nations should not (...)

Ruth Fitzmaurice with her children at the funeral of her husband, film director Simon Fitzmaurice, at St Kilian’s Church, Blacklion, Greystones, today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Film director Simon Fitzmaurice remained “full of humour” and “jolly and courageous” right up until his death, despite his difficult battle with motor(...)

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