Tag Archives: President of Ireland

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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Cultural and Political Milestone In Boston • 1,200 Attend Schiller Institute Requiem Concert Honoring JFK

An estimated 1,200 people attended the Sunday afternoon concert performance of the Mozart Requiem in honor of the late President John F. Kennedy, sponsored by the Schiller Institute. The event was held at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross where … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year Greetings from President of Ireland Michael D Higgins

The first video shows the greetings in Irish and the second in English.

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JFK Commemoration Concert: Greetings from Monsignor Réamonn Murray and President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

Opening Remarks to Schiller Institute Concert of W.A. Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, A Remembrance of President John F. Kennedy on the 50th Anniversary of His Death & A Recommitment to the Principles of His Presidency [Note: The greetings of … Continue reading

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Remarks By President Michael D. Higgins on the Centenary of the Foundation of the Irish Volunteers

A Thaoisigh, A Ardmhéara, A Airí, A Dhaoine Uaisle, Táimíd bailithe anseo chun omós a thuirt dos na hÉireannaig a tháinig le chéile chun Óglaigh na hÉireann a bhunú i mí na Samhna 1913. Is cart agus is coir an … Continue reading

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Michael D Higgins on Glass-Steagall in London School of Economics speech

In his speech this week at the London School of Economics, President Michael D Higgins again cited the take down of Glass-Steagall as precipitating the speculative bubble, including in Ireland. He said: “In recent times we have paid a heavy … Continue reading

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Michael D’s Presidency of Ideas

Reviewing Michael D’s speech upon receiving an Honorary Degree and the press response to it, is like watching a  film sequence on how the popular media dumbs down  a population and teaches them to be thuggish philistines. Speaking of thuggish … Continue reading

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Michael D. on Glass Steagall

Michael D Higgins: Ireland’s Product Must be Culture of New Ideas President Higgins was awarded a Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the National University of Ireland, where he had spent much of his life as student and then university teacher. … Continue reading

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