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Belfast Telegraph
Kenny vows to make life better for all after securing second term as Taoiseachas Taoiseach Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Taois
Kenny vows to make life better for all after securing second term as Taoiseach
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
as Taoiseach Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Taoiseach and Seal of Government from President Michael D Higgins at Aras an Uachtarain, Dublin Taoiseach Enda Kenny has vowed to make life better for everyone after... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Live: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Harris replaces Varadkar as Minister for HealthTaoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of of
Live: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Harris replaces Varadkar as Minister for Health
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 hours ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of office from the President. President Michael D Higgins signed the 'Warrant of Appointment' shortly after 3pm and Enda Kenny was officially re-appointed as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kenny: Minority Government will be a great test of our democracyfigure in negotiations over the last few weeks. Following the vote, Mr Kenny r
Kenny: Minority Government will be a great test of our democracy
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
figure in negotiations over the last few weeks. Following the vote, Mr Kenny receive his seal of office from President Michael D Higgins before formally announcing the new cabinet. Attention is already being focused on how long the new... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Shane Ross reveals appointment to Transport ministryTaoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of of
Latest: Kenny elected Taoiseach, Shane Ross reveals appointment to Transport ministry
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of office from the President. President Michael D Higgins signed the 'Warrant of Appointment' shortly after 3pm and Enda Kenny was officially re-appointed as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives seal of office from PresidentTaoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of of
Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives seal of office from President
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of office from the President. President Michael D Higgins signed the 'Warrant of Appointment' shortly after 3pm and Enda Kenny was officially re-appointed as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New minority government 'will test our character', says Enda KennyEnda Kenny Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Taoisea
New minority government 'will test our character', says Enda Kenny
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
Enda Kenny Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Taoiseach and Seal of Government from President Michael D Higgins at Aras an Uachtarain, Dublin The country's new minority government will test democracy and the character... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives seal of office from PresidentTaoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of of
Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives seal of office from President
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras an Uachtaráin after receiving his seal of office from the President. President Michael D Higgins signed the 'Warrant of Appointment' shortly after 3pm and Enda Kenny was officially re-appointed as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny re-elected as Taoiseach 70 days after electionafter election Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Tao
Enda Kenny re-elected as Taoiseach 70 days after election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
after election Newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny receives the Seal of the Taoiseach and Seal of Government from President Michael D Higgins at Aras an Uachtarain, Dublin Enda Kenny has been re-elected Taoiseach, taking power for a successive term... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Irish Prime Minister Kenny re-elected after 70-day deadlockNewly elected Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, receives the Seal of the Taoise
Irish Prime Minister Kenny re-elected after 70-day deadlock
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
Newly elected Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, receives the Seal of the Taoiseach and Seal of Government from President Michael D. Higgins at Aras an Uachtarain, Dublin, Friday, May 6, 2016. Prime Minister Enda Kenny won narrow re-election Friday on... Read more
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Irish Central
Enda Kenny re-elected as TaoiseachFine Gael leader Enda Kenny has been re-elected Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister
Enda Kenny re-elected as Taoiseach
Irish Central / Posted 7 hours ago
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny has been re-elected Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), the first Fine Gael leader to hold the leadership in two consecutive governments. Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach on the fourth Dáil vote, 70 days after the General... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach after day of dramathey have learned. Mr Kenny is now travelling to Aras an Uachtarain where he w
Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach after day of drama
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
they have learned. Mr Kenny is now travelling to Aras an Uachtarain where he will be formally sworn in by President Michael D Higgins. Taoiseach Enda Kenny arriving at the Phoenix Park pic.twitter.com/DTZVBtnHNa The Dáil has been suspended... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny re-elected as Ireland's Taoiseachcolleague of Mr Kenny's, had declared their support weeks ago. Following the v
Enda Kenny re-elected as Ireland's Taoiseach
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
colleague of Mr Kenny's, had declared their support weeks ago. Following the vote Mr Kenny travelled to see President Michael D Higgins to receive his seal of office before formally announcing the new cabinet at a special sitting of the Dail... Read more
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U TV
Enda Kenny returned as Taoiseach after dramatic delayGael leader made an acceptance speech before travelling to Aras an Uachtárain t
Enda Kenny returned as Taoiseach after dramatic delay
U TV / Posted 8 hours ago
Gael leader made an acceptance speech before travelling to Aras an Uachtárain to receive his seal of office from President Michael D Higgins. The Dáil has been suspended until 5.30pm. Kenny makes it by skin of his teeth with 59 votes, one to... Read more
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Irish Central
Today could be the day Ireland finally gets a governmentThe Dáil, the main house of the Irish parliament, is scheduled to vote on the p
Today could be the day Ireland finally gets a government
Irish Central / Posted 12 hours ago
The Dáil, the main house of the Irish parliament, is scheduled to vote on the position of Taoiseach, or prime minister, when it meets at 12 noon, Irish time, today. The main opposition party, Fianna Fáil, has agreed to abstain in the vote for... Read more
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Irish Central
Dublin’s Eastlink bridge renamed after 1916 signatory Tom ClarkeTom Clarke, the first signatory of the 1916 Proclamation, was remembered this w
Dublin’s Eastlink bridge renamed after 1916 signatory Tom Clarke
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
Tom Clarke, the first signatory of the 1916 Proclamation, was remembered this week when the East Link toll bridge across the River Liffey was named after him. President Michael D. Higgins formally named the bridge on Tuesday, the centenary of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President to address conference on development goals todayby world leaders who signed up to these goals last year, through negotiations w
President to address conference on development goals today
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
by world leaders who signed up to these goals last year, through negotiations which were co-chaired by Ireland. President Michael D Higgins will address the conference at Croke Park Conference Centre. CEO of Dochas, Suzanne Keating, said that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
This will be oldest presidential race in US historyOctober 2017, nine months after Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017. Ireland,
This will be oldest presidential race in US history
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
October 2017, nine months after Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017. Ireland, of course, is used to elderly presidents. Michael D Higgins is now 75. Éamon de Valera was 83 when he was reelected and was 90 when he retired from office in 1973,... Read more
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The Irish Times
100 years on, Richmond Barracks becomes permanent reminder of Risingattendance at Monday’s reopening included the family of former taoiseach Liam C
100 years on, Richmond Barracks becomes permanent reminder of Rising
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
attendance at Monday’s reopening included the family of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave. Sabina Higgins, wife of President Michael D Higgins, was guest of honour and the event was also attended by Tánaiste Joan Burton and British ambassador... Read more
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The Irish Times
Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fortcontributors who encouraged writers to engage with the Decade of Centenaries: a
Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fort
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
contributors who encouraged writers to engage with the Decade of Centenaries: and in particular by the words of President Michael D Higgins, who said in an address that “we need new myths that fly from history”, by which I felt he meant artists... Read more
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Irish Central
50,000 military records of Easter Rising and War of Independence releasedfiles, dating from the 1940s onward, have been moved to the Rathmines archive w
50,000 military records of Easter Rising and War of Independence released
Irish Central / Posted 8 days ago
files, dating from the 1940s onward, have been moved to the Rathmines archive which was opened by Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins and the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, on Tuesday. The archives are the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Clear-out of Seanad ‘old guard’ a blow to Enda Kennyhaving been an abolitionist in the early years of the now defunct party. Alice
Clear-out of Seanad ‘old guard’ a blow to Enda Kenny
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
having been an abolitionist in the early years of the now defunct party. Alice Mary Higgins, the daughter of President Michael D Higgins, secured the final NUI seat ahead of Padraigh O’Ceidigh. Fianna Fáil stalwart Terry Leydon came back from... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
San Jose Dublin Sister City Program | Rose Herrera | Cultures | AnniversariesA ROSE IN IRELAND: San Jose's vice mayor, Rose Herrera (center), took part in a
San Jose Dublin Sister City Program | Rose Herrera | Cultures | Anniversaries
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
A ROSE IN IRELAND: San Jose's vice mayor, Rose Herrera (center), took part in a lively panel for the San Jose-Dublin Sister City program. Photo by Kymberli Brady, SanJoseStock.com Ireland is a mystical country, so it seemed apropos to experience... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government talks to resume tomorrow as Seanad seats continue to fill | Irish Examiner Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 08:20 pm Talks between Fine G
Government talks to resume tomorrow as Seanad seats continue to fill
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 08:20 pm Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on Government... Read more
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Farming Life
Three key Easter Rising figures were not given medal, files revealof staff of the IRA. He died on board a German U-boat in 1944. Officially ope
Three key Easter Rising figures were not given medal, files reveal
Farming Life / Posted 9 days ago
of staff of the IRA. He died on board a German U-boat in 1944. Officially opening the new Military Archives, President Michael D Higgins said the files shed light on all those who participated in the struggle for independence, not just the... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘The fact that I’m Irish’: Eugene O’Neill, US playwright and Irish revolutionarydramatist awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, might be glad to know that thi
‘The fact that I’m Irish’: Eugene O’Neill, US playwright and Irish revolutionary
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
dramatist awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, might be glad to know that this lapse has since been remedied. President Michael D Higgins, an outspoken O’Neill devotee and a widely admired man of letters in his own right, agrees with the... Read more
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Herald.ie
FG/FF put talks back on track as deal now in sight Niall O'Connor and John Downing – 27 April 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael and Fiann
FG/FF put talks back on track as deal now in sight
Herald.ie / Posted 9 days ago
Niall O'Connor and John Downing – 27 April 2016 02:30 AM Fine Gael and Fianna Fail have put their marathon government-formation efforts back on track as the two parties edged towards striking... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Three key Easter Rising figures were not given medal, files revealof staff of the IRA. He died on board a German U-boat in 1944. Officially ope
Three key Easter Rising figures were not given medal, files reveal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
of staff of the IRA. He died on board a German U-boat in 1944. Officially opening the new Military Archives, President Michael D Higgins said the files shed light on all those who participated in the struggle for independence, not just the... Read more
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Irish Central
Remembering the 4,000 Irish who died at Gallipoli this Anzac Daywho lost their lives at Gallipoli, and during World War I, while fighting along
Remembering the 4,000 Irish who died at Gallipoli this Anzac Day
Irish Central / Posted 11 days ago
who lost their lives at Gallipoli, and during World War I, while fighting alongside the allied forces. Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins attended a dawn commemoration service at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, in Dublin, in association with the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish men and women who died during WWI to be remembered for Anzac day | Irish Examiner Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:22 am Irish men and women who
Irish men and women who died during WWI to be remembered for Anzac day
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:22 am Irish men and women who died at Gallipoli and... Read more
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Herald.ie
One hundred years on, Ireland remembers sacrificearrived for burial there, "still warm and dripping with blood before being hurr
One hundred years on, Ireland remembers sacrifice
Herald.ie / Posted 11 days ago
arrived for burial there, "still warm and dripping with blood before being hurriedly put into a common grave". President Michael D Higgins' wife, Sabina, appeared to wipe tears from her eyes as she sat in the church, contemplating the depths of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Touching tribute as 1916 dead remembered across Statein Arbour Hill where the executed leaders are buried. A wreath was laid on beh
Touching tribute as 1916 dead remembered across State
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
in Arbour Hill where the executed leaders are buried. A wreath was laid on behalf of the people of Ireland by President Michael D Higgins following requiem Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill. The Archbishop of Dublin Dr... Read more
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The Irish Times
Miriam Lord: Croke Park gives way to wolfhounds and warriorsat the pageantry. And, at the moment, we’re going a historical milestone a minu
Miriam Lord: Croke Park gives way to wolfhounds and warriors
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
at the pageantry. And, at the moment, we’re going a historical milestone a minute in the commemoration department. Brave Michael D Higgins – not to mention his heroic wife Sabina – must be absolutely exhausted. He’ll have to be cut out of that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Seize the ideals of 1916’, says Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid MartinPicture: Sam Boal As thousands turned out across the country to mark the 100th
‘Seize the ideals of 1916’, says Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Picture: Sam Boal As thousands turned out across the country to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, President Michael D Higgins led the annual inter-faith commemorations at Arbour Hill in Dublin. A wreath in honour of the rebel... Read more
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U TV
Dissidents denounced at Easter Rising eventhave not got an agenda or a strategy that is going to take them anywhere,” he t
Dissidents denounced at Easter Rising event
U TV / Posted 12 days ago
have not got an agenda or a strategy that is going to take them anywhere,” he told UTV. Meanwhile, Irish President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other ministers gathered at Arbour Hill for the state commemoration. They were... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Archbishop hails last words of 1916 Rising rebel as challenge for generationsevery generation. As thousands turned out across the country to mark the 100th
Archbishop hails last words of 1916 Rising rebel as challenge for generations
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
every generation. As thousands turned out across the country to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, President Michael D Higgins led the annual inter-faith commemorations at Arbour Hill in Dublin. A wreath in honour of the rebel... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Archbishop hails last words of 1916 Rising rebel as challenge for generationsevery generation. As t housands turned out across the country to mark the 100t
Archbishop hails last words of 1916 Rising rebel as challenge for generations
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
every generation. As t housands turned out across the country to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, President Michael D Higgins led the annual inter-faith commemorations at Arbour Hill in Dublin. A wreath in honour of the rebel... Read more
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U TV
Republican parade peaceful in city centre- and thousands are expected to turn out. Motorists have been warned of traffi
Republican parade peaceful in city centre
U TV / Posted 12 days ago
- and thousands are expected to turn out. Motorists have been warned of traffic disruption. Meanwhile, Irish President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other ministers have gathered at Arbour Hill in Dublin. They were given full... Read more
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Irish Central
1916 celebration second largest ever event in Ireland after pope’s visitDozens of special commemorative events are taking place today across both Irela
1916 celebration second largest ever event in Ireland after pope’s visit
Irish Central / Posted 12 days ago
Dozens of special commemorative events are taking place today across both Ireland and the US, as communities gather to mark the calendar centenary of the 1916 Rising. Ireland's main State commemorations were held over the Easter weekendlate last... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dignitaries gather at Arbour Hill for 1916 Rising commemorationTaoiseach and other ministers have gathered at Arbour Hill in Dublin to mark 10
Dignitaries gather at Arbour Hill for 1916 Rising commemoration
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Taoiseach and other ministers have gathered at Arbour Hill in Dublin to mark 100 years since the Easter Rising. President Michael D Higgins and acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny were given full military honours as they arrived at the location where 14... Read more
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RTE News
Thousands expected at events to mark the Risingexpected at events around the country today to mark the actual anniversary of t
Thousands expected at events to mark the Rising
RTE News / Posted 12 days ago
expected at events around the country today to mark the actual anniversary of the beginning of the 1916 Rising. President Michael D Higgins will lead the State commemoration at Arbour Hill, while up to 80,000 people will attend Laochra at Croke... Read more
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Daily Mail
Republicans honour Ireland's fallen 100 years after the Easter Risingin 1921. On Easter Sunday last month thousands lined the streets of Dublin to
Republicans honour Ireland's fallen 100 years after the Easter Rising
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
in 1921. On Easter Sunday last month thousands lined the streets of Dublin to mark the centenary of the Rising. President Michael D Higgins laid a wreath at Kilmainham Gaol in honour of the revolutionaries who were executed for their part in the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rising swell of apprehension as political drift continuesin the the realm of the controversial, necessitating slippery trade-offs. It’s
Rising swell of apprehension as political drift continues
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
in the the realm of the controversial, necessitating slippery trade-offs. It’s perfectly fine, therefore, if President Michael D Higgins needs permission to leave the State. It’s also fine if non-sensitive Army appointments are to be made. Yet... Read more
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Irish Examiner
PICS: Roger Casement honoured at State ceremonyRoger Casement honoured at State ceremony A full State commemoration for Roger
PICS: Roger Casement honoured at State ceremony
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Roger Casement honoured at State ceremony A full State commemoration for Roger Casement was led by President Michael D Higgins at Banna Strand near Tralee yesterday. An Army piper plays a lament as Mayor of Kerry Pat McCarthy lays a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins pays tribute to 'full-blown Irish revolutionary' Roger CasementHiggins pays tribute to 'full-blown Irish revolutionary' Roger Casement Thursd
President Higgins pays tribute to 'full-blown Irish revolutionary' Roger Casement
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
Higgins pays tribute to 'full-blown Irish revolutionary' Roger Casement Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 01:44 pm President Michael D Higgins has led a day of commemorations for Roger Casement by describing him as a great Irish patriot and one of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Michael D Higgins leads commemorations for 'great Irish patriot' Roger Casement President Michael D Higgins arrives at Banna Strand in Co Kerry for the Sir R
Michael D Higgins leads commemorations for 'great Irish patriot' Roger Casement
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
President Michael D Higgins arrives at Banna Strand in Co Kerry for the Sir Roger Casement commemorationSir Roger Casement was a humanitarian and a great patriot,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kerry hosting largest 1916 event outside of Dublinacross Tralee Bay in one of the biggest State commemorations outside of Dublin
Kerry hosting largest 1916 event outside of Dublin
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
across Tralee Bay in one of the biggest State commemorations outside of Dublin of events associated with 1916. President Michael D Higgins will lay a wreath at the recovered anchor of the Aud, the German arms ship which Roger Casement was to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President in Kerry today for Roger Casement commemorationsIrish Examiner Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 07:43 am President Michael D Higg
President in Kerry today for Roger Casement commemorations
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
Irish Examiner Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 07:43 am President Michael D Higgins will travel to Co Kerry today to attend commemorative events for Roger Casement. One hundred years ago to... Read more
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The Irish Times
New to the Parish: ‘I can’t work and I can’t go to a proper university’He was so late for the bus to Dublin he didn’t have time to figure out what he
New to the Parish: ‘I can’t work and I can’t go to a proper university’
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
He was so late for the bus to Dublin he didn’t have time to figure out what he should wear for the meeting with President Michael D Higgins. “Everything was so unprepared. I went to take a shower and just grabbed my clothes. But then, as I left... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen Elizabeth II: 90 years in 90 photographs for his christening at St James's Palace in LondonJohn Stillwell/Pool11 April 2
Queen Elizabeth II: 90 years in 90 photographs
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
for his christening at St James's Palace in LondonJohn Stillwell/Pool11 April 2014: The Queen reacts as Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina prepare to leave Windsor Castle. Higgins was the first Irish president to make a state... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny to step down within monthsEnda Kenny could be gone from his post within months, it has emerged. Taoiseac
Enda Kenny to step down within months
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
Enda Kenny could be gone from his post within months, it has emerged. Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins. Picture: Getty Images Mr Kenny will not lead Fine Gael into the next election and there is an increasing... Read more
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