President Michael D Higgins makes his victory speech afterhis re-election was announced at Dublin Castle.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The President Michael D Higgins has said that in re-electing him for a second term voters have chosen hope over “any exploitation of division or fear”(...)

Joan Freeman, Liadh Ní Riada, Michael D Higgins, Seán Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy. Surely some only marginally-compromised elder statesfolk could have been conjured up to give Higgins some proper competition? Photograph: Tom Honan

Right you shower of bastards, now that Peter Casey is president* things are going to be very different around here. Obviously, we at The Iri(...)

President Michael D Higgins: has made European defence and security part of a critical questioning of market assumptions, historical amnesia and the lack of an ethical dimension in Irish public life.  Photograph:  Collins

“I am concerned that we [will] not have a full, adequate discussion on the importance of neutrality that we need . . . It is worthy of a discussion th(...)

President incumbent Michael D Higgins received 77 per cent of the first preference ‘virtual votes’ in an Irish Times Abroad online poll of Irish people living overseas this week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Three in four Irish people living overseas who took part in an Irish Times Abroad online poll would have voted for Michael D Higgins, had they been ab(...)

Annie and Tommy McDonagh, members of the Travelling community from Galway’s east side, cast their votes. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Annie McDonagh could not wait to cast her vote as the bright sun banished drizzle over Galway city on Friday morning. The mother-of-nine – and grandm(...)

Presidential candidate Peter Casey casts his vote at the polling station in Greencastle National School, Co Donegal. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The Ipsos/MRBI exit poll conducted for The Irish Times confirms that voters have re-elected Michael D Higgins on 56 per cent, and with a comfortable m(...)

Peter Casey’s strength was relatively consistent across all age groups, apart from the youngest demographic. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins won a straight majority of votes – more than 50 per cent – in every age group, in almost every region of the country, amon(...)

Michael D Higgins is set to be easily re-elected President of Ireland when the votes are counted on Saturday, according an Ipsos MRBI exit poll for Th(...)

LJ McAlevay casts her vote at St Laurence O’Toole CBS in Sherrif Stree with her daughter Maisie (5). Photograph: Donall Farmer/The Irish Times

Overall turnout in Dublin city was 40.91 per cent shortly before close of polls. Dublin Bay North followed tradition with the highest turnout of 53.3(...)

Garda Sgt John Gallagher and presiding officer Carmel McBride deliver a ballot box to Inishbofin island, off Co Galway, for the Irish presidential election and referendum on blasphemy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is important that as many people as possible exercise their right to vote today, giving a strong mandate to the president who will serve the countr(...)

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