Tag Archives: Michael D Higgins

President of Ireland: Unaccountable Forces are Running EU

“Recovering Possibilities – Discovering the Rich Promise of a Moral Foundation to Economy & Society Speech at the Launch of the Centre for the Study of the Moral Foundations of Economy and Society Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 13th November 2015 … Continue reading

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President Michael D Higgins has issued his St Patrick’s Day message ahead of the national holiday

Message from President Michael D Higgins in full: I am delighted to send best wishes for St Patrick’s Day to the people of Ireland and to our global family and friends around the world. Today is a day when we … Continue reading

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Oireachtas members lobby President Higgins not to sign into law the Water Services Bill

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has said that his party, along with the Technical Group and other Independents have today written to President Michael D Higgins to urge him not to sign into law the Water Services Bill. … Continue reading

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Seanad’s acceptance of Water Bill does not mean defeat

Sinn Féin have said that the fight back against the Governments plans to introduce household water charges remains unfinished business as the Seanad passed the Water Services Bill this evening. Speaking from Leinster House, Senator David Cullinane said; “The Government has failed to … Continue reading

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President Michael D. Higgins’ Christmas and New Year Message 2014

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Sinn Féin: Petition President Higgins on Water Services Bill if Passed in Dáil & Seanad

Sinn Féin Senator David Cullinane has announced that his party will be seeking to petition the President not to sign the Water Services Bill into law if it is passed in both the Dáil and Seanad. The President would be … Continue reading

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President Higgins speech Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Address by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Fudan University, Shanghai, China Friday, 12th December 2014 May I thank you, President Xu, for your kind introduction and the warm welcome to Fudan. I am honoured and delighted to have been … Continue reading

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Irish State Visit to China: President Higgins and Sabina Higgin with President XI Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan

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Text: President Michael D Higgins St Vincent de Paul Launch Event

The Saint Vincent de Paul Ethics Launch Event Speech by President Michael D. Higgins At the Saint Vincent de Paul Ethics Launch Event Davenport Hotel, Dublin Monday, 22nd September 2014 Tá áthas orm bheith libh ar fad anseo. May I … Continue reading

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President Michael D Higgins: No going back to the old business as usual

Irish President President Michael D Higgins delivers an address on ‘The President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative’ at an event hosted by the St. Vincent de Paul. He said; “The risk, as I see it, is that if we do not … Continue reading

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