Higgins calls for 'solidarity' among nations as he honours the fallen Irish

President Michael D Higgins led Ireland's 100-year Armistice commemoration -paying tribute to the 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in World War I, and calling for renewed

I will fight rising tide of populism, vows Higgins

Divisive politics can ruin the “warmth of Irishness” and the country’s reputation, Michael D Higgins has warned.The president said at his inauguration last night that he would use his second term to keep a “positive relationship” with the UK through the challenges of Brexit. In a speech setting

Michael D Higgins pledges to be president for all people of Ireland

Michael D Higgins has pledged to be a president for all the Irish people as he was sworn in to lead the nation for a second term.

President Higgins' speech seeks to define second term

Words matter - that's what Michael D Higgins said on the night of his re-election.

President Higgins' inauguration speech: 'We cannot afford to be complacent as to how we are living our lives'

Michael D Higgins touched on an extensive array of themes including tackling poverty and confronting hate.

Michael D Higgins was elected on October 26, with 822,566 votes - 56% of the vote - the biggest personal mandate in Irish history

Dignitaries and wellwishers attend historic presidential inauguration

The ceremony reflected many of Michael D Higgin’s passions, including poetry, music, the Irish language and a diverse range of voices.

Michael D Higgins inaugurated for second term

Mr Higgins won his second term as President of Ireland in October with 56% of the vote.

Michael D Higgins sworn in to serve second term as Irish President

Irish premier Leo Varadkar thanked Mr Higgins for his service.

President Michael D Higgins says ‘ideas matter’ as he is inaugurated for second term

‘Anti-intellectualism’ is ‘weapon of anti-democratic forces’, dignitaries at Dublin Castle told

Irish President-elect attends Armistice Day centenary commemorations

The Irish President-elect attended the Armistice Day centenary commemorations at Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery on Sunday.

Michael D Higgins: Armistice commemorations 'a simple recognition of our common humanity'

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