The President has signed into law a Bill criminalising the sharing of intimate images without the subjects’ consent. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The President has signed into law a Bill criminalising the sharing of intimate images without the subjects’ consent. The Harassment, Harmful Communic(...)

 President Michael D Higgins visited the Ploughing this afternoon to officially open the event. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The biggest farming event of the year saw some 102,500 people descend on Co Carlow on Tuesday for the first day of the annual National Ploughing Champ(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras welcomes President Michael D Higgins  in Athens during his state visit. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Those responsible for mistaken economic policies that have had such a negative effect on the Greek people need to take responsibility for their action(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald described the judge as a “fearless defender of the Constitution” and a man of extraordinary intellectual ability who made an enormous contribution. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the late Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman , saying his loss to Ireland and to law would be enormous. The(...)

The death has occurred of Lieutenant General William “Bill” Callaghan, a former force commander of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon. The 93-year-old f(...)

President  Michael D Higgins has voiced his support for the undocumented Irish in the US. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The undocumented Irish will never be left aside, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking at a reception in San Francisco, California, on Sunday(...)

 President Michael D Higgins is seen  at the University of Washington where he delivered a keynote address, entitled, ‘Taking Responsibility for Climate Change: The Challenge to Science and Technology in new Circumstances’. Photograph:  Fennells

The “stealth power” of corporations is not open and accountable in the same way as political power, President Michael D Higgins has said. Criticising (...)

President Michael D Higgins visited schools in Seattle where GAA games are on the curriculum. File photograph: Frank Miller

Mayor of Seattle Ed Murray has congratulated Ireland on the imminent signing of the Marriage Equality Bill. The Bill passed its final stage in the Sea(...)

Stills from a photo album depicting the Royal Munster Fusiliers on duty in Rangoon Burma, not long before the outbreak of the first World War

Irish involvement in the first World War – a timely topic as the centenary commemorations get underway – was, for much of the 20th century, largely ig(...)

President Michael D. Higgins performed the official opening of a sea memorial in Skerries

A memorial to many ships and lives lost off the coast of Skerries in north Dublin was unveiled by President Michael D Higgins yesterday.Known locally (...)

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