Sabina Higgins

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422 North Circular Road, Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The last Dublin home of playwright Seán O’Casey, where he wrote his best known work, has finally been bought by Dublin City Council. The council pla(...)

Sean O’Casey’s last residence at 422 North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sabina Higgins is rallying support for the former home of playwright Sean O’Casey to be turned into a “cultural arts centre”. In a letter to academic(...)

The exterior of 422 North Circular Road, playwright Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The purchase of the last Dublin home of playwright Sean O’Casey by Dublin City Council is unlikely to go ahead, due to Coronavirus funding constraints(...)

President of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell

It fell to Minister of State Finian McGrath to represent the Government during the State visit of president of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Áras a(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina visit southern Lebanon, where he met  Irish troops serving in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins’ visit to Irish UN peacekeepers in south Lebanon went ahead yesterday despite protests against rising prices, corruption a(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins in Würzburg on the third day of an official state visit to Germany. Photograph:  Maxwell

This weekend the German city of Würzburg comes to a joyous standstill, celebrating its Catholic heritage, the Cavan man they have to thank for it – an(...)

President Michael D Higgins at the University of Leipzig during a state visit to Germany: also attended a concert in Berlin’s Kreuzberg area. Photograph: Peter Endig

Aoife Ní Bhriain began her week in a massive copper beer cauldron in Bavaria: a recording session, she insists, not a drinking session. On Thursday e(...)

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins inspect a military honour guard at the presidential Bellevue Palace in Berlin. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

German president Frank Walter Steinmeier has insisted that Ireland “need not worry” about Germany in the critical Brexit months ahead because Berlin h(...)

Niall O Floinn,  head of Chen Tai Chi in Ireland, and his students

Niall O Floinn is head of Chen Tai Chi in Ireland and teaches Tai Chi to his students in classes in Galway and Clonmel, Co Tipperary. He gave us some (...)

Sabina Higgins with Irish Citizen Army re-enactors in Liberty Hall, Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Relatives of participants in the 1916 Rising have condemned the Saoradh parade which took place in Dublin on Saturday, describing the group as “crimin(...)

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