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Belfast Telegraph
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of former tanaiste Peter Barrydeal maker credited with a key role in Anglo-Irish relations during the Trouble
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of former tanaiste Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
deal maker credited with a key role in Anglo-Irish relations during the Troubles, died on Friday aged 88. President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and a number of past and serving government ministers were among the mourners at his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of Ireland's former tanaiste Peter Barrydeal maker credited with a key role in Anglo-Irish relations during the Trouble
Mourners told of 'special gifts' of Ireland's former tanaiste Peter Barry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
deal maker credited with a key role in Anglo-Irish relations during the Troubles, died on Friday aged 88. President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and a number of past and serving government ministers were among the mourners at his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President hopes Olympians will inspire growth in other sportsPresident Michael D Higgins hopes the success of the O’Donovan brothers and Ire
President hopes Olympians will inspire growth in other sports
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
President Michael D Higgins hopes the success of the O’Donovan brothers and Ireland’s other Olympic athletes will encourage children to get involved in less traditional sports. The president and his wife Sabina held a reception for Ireland’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaisteThe President and Taoiseach joined hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral Mass
President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaiste
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
The President and Taoiseach joined hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny led tributes at the weekend to the former deputy leader of Fine Gael. President Michael D Higgins at... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Paddy Barnes says Irish boxers didn't snub President Higginsthe Irish President yesterday. None of the boxers who represented Ireland in R
Paddy Barnes says Irish boxers didn't snub President Higgins
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
the Irish President yesterday. None of the boxers who represented Ireland in Rio turned up at a homecoming event hosted by Michael D Higgins in Dublin. Their absence coincided with news that two members of the boxing team are now at the centre of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Peter Barry funeral to be attended by President and TaoiseachThe President and Taoiseach will join hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral M
Peter Barry funeral to be attended by President and Taoiseach
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
The President and Taoiseach will join hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins and Enda Kenny led tributes to the former deputy leader of Fine Gael and key architect of the 1985 Anglo Irish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins wants fearless action on Olympic Games scandalsPresident Michael D Higgins has called for “serious analysis and fearless respo
President Higgins wants fearless action on Olympic Games scandals
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
President Michael D Higgins has called for “serious analysis and fearless responses” to the Olympic scandals around doping and ticket touting. It comes after Irishman Kevin James Mallon, who has been accused of facilitating touting, was released... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
President Higgins warns of 'serious' Olympic Games problemsSerious doping and administration issues surrounding Ireland's Olympic Games co
President Higgins warns of 'serious' Olympic Games problems
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Serious doping and administration issues surrounding Ireland's Olympic Games could undermine public confidence, President Michael D Higgins has warned. The governing Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has been embroiled in major controversy after its... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins warns action is needed regarding the issues surrounding Rio OlympicsPresident Michael D Higgins has warned that if issues uncovered at the Rio Olym
President Higgins warns action is needed regarding the issues surrounding Rio Olympics
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
President Michael D Higgins has warned that if issues uncovered at the Rio Olympics are not adequately addressed, 'they have the potential to undermine public confidence in our athletes and in our sporting administration'. The President made the... Read more
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RTE News
Olympics exposed 'serious issues' for IrelandPresident Michael D Higgins has said this year's Olympic Games had exposed seri
Olympics exposed 'serious issues' for Ireland
RTE News / Posted yesterday
President Michael D Higgins has said this year's Olympic Games had exposed serious issues for Ireland on doping and sports administration. At a reception for Team Ireland at Áras an Uachtaráin, the President said these issues had the potential to... Read more
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Herald.ie
Tributes paid to Peter Barry, the 'greatest leader' FG never hadyesterday after a short illness. Mr Barry has been described as "the greatest
Tributes paid to Peter Barry, the 'greatest leader' FG never had
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
yesterday after a short illness. Mr Barry has been described as "the greatest leader that Fine Gael never had". President Michael D Higgins led the tributes, saying Mr Barry (88) was a man of "great courtesy" and "immensely popular across all... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins leads tributes to former tánaiste Peter Barrypolitical and economic life, particularly during a turbulent period in Anglo-Ir
President Higgins leads tributes to former tánaiste Peter Barry
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
political and economic life, particularly during a turbulent period in Anglo-Irish relations in the mid-1980s. President Michael D Higgins said Mr Barry’s view of Irish history was a long one. “He brought all that wisdom to bear in his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Peter Barry remembered as key player in Anglo-Irish AgreementAgreement - credited with being a stepping stone to the Good Friday Agreement -
Peter Barry remembered as key player in Anglo-Irish Agreement
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Agreement - credited with being a stepping stone to the Good Friday Agreement - that he is best remembered. President Michael D Higgins said Mr Barry was also renowned by all who knew him for his great courtesy. "His view of Irish history was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88also remember at this time Peter's late wife Margaret who was such a support to
tanaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
also remember at this time Peter's late wife Margaret who was such a support to him throughout his career." President Michael D Higgins said Mr Barry will be remembered by all who knew him for his great courtesy. "His view of Irish history... Read more
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RTE News
Former tánaiste Peter Barry diesPresident Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former tánaiste, minister and F
Former tánaiste Peter Barry dies
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former tánaiste, minister and Fine Gael deputy leader Peter Barry who has died at the age of 88. Mr Barry, a businessman from Cork behind the Barry's Tea brand, served as minister for foreign affairs... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
tanaiste Peter Barry, who had key role in Anglo-Irish Agreement, dies aged 88also remember at this time Peter's late wife Margaret who was such a support to
tanaiste Peter Barry, who had key role in Anglo-Irish Agreement, dies aged 88
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
also remember at this time Peter's late wife Margaret who was such a support to him throughout his career." President Michael D Higgins said Mr Barry will be remembered by all who knew him for his great courtesy. "His view of Irish history... Read more
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HITC Sport
Robbie Keane: the street footballer who became Ireland’s greatest strikerput him level with Gerd Müller in 15th. Keane was not just the country’s great
Robbie Keane: the street footballer who became Ireland’s greatest striker
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
put him level with Gerd Müller in 15th. Keane was not just the country’s greatest ever striker but, as the president, Michael D Higgins, put it in his glowing tribute, “a wonderful ambassador for Ireland”. guardian.co.uk © Guardian News and... Read more
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Herald.ie
'It was scary for the kids, but they're OK', says Irish bar bossthe quake, but staff at the Irish embassy in Rome were continuing to monitoring
'It was scary for the kids, but they're OK', says Irish bar boss
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
the quake, but staff at the Irish embassy in Rome were continuing to monitoring the situation. Last night, President Michael D Higgins sent a letter of condolences to Italian president Sergio Mattarella. Irish citizens with concerns about... Read more
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Christian Today
President of Ireland calls for 'outrages' against Protestants to be rememberedIrish President Michael D Higgins at the funeral mass of former Bishop Edward D
President of Ireland calls for 'outrages' against Protestants to be remembered
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
Irish President Michael D Higgins at the funeral mass of former Bishop Edward Daly at St Eugene's Cathedral in Londonderry, Northern Ireland earlier this month The President of Ireland has called on the population to remember the "outrages"... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President: Regard for Michael Collins’ efforts is internationalefforts to gain independence for Ireland drew admiration from as far away as In
President: Regard for Michael Collins’ efforts is international
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
efforts to gain independence for Ireland drew admiration from as far away as India, Africa, and Latin America, President Michael D Higgins told attendees at the annual Béal na Bláth commemoration in Co Cork. President Michael D Higgins speaking... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins becomes first sitting Head of State to deliver historic Michael Collins orationPresident Michael D Higgins addressed the annual commemoration of Michael Colli
President Higgins becomes first sitting Head of State to deliver historic Michael Collins oration
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
President Michael D Higgins addressed the annual commemoration of Michael Collins at Beal na mBlath in Co Cork, where the Irish revolutionary was killed in an ambush in 1922. President Higgins became the first sitting Head of State to deliver the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Counterproductive' to use Brexit to make Northern Ireland 'land-grab'Ireland - a sharp rise in support for reunification since a similar opinion pol
'Counterproductive' to use Brexit to make Northern Ireland 'land-grab'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Ireland - a sharp rise in support for reunification since a similar opinion poll six years ago. Separately, President Michael D Higgins addressed the annual commemoration of Mr Collins at Beal na mBlath in Co Cork, where the Irish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Michael D Higgins to deliver historic Michael Collins oration todayat Béal na mBláth in Co Cork today. Michael Collins was killed in a Republican
President Michael D Higgins to deliver historic Michael Collins oration today
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
at Béal na mBláth in Co Cork today. Michael Collins was killed in a Republican ambush on August 22, 1922. President Michael D Higgins will become the first sitting Head of State to deliver the oration this afternoon. Chairman of the Béal na... Read more
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The Irish Times
Renowned Irish jazz musician Louis Stewart dies aged 72and in 1968. The same year he was awarded the special jury prize at The Montrea
Renowned Irish jazz musician Louis Stewart dies aged 72
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
and in 1968. The same year he was awarded the special jury prize at The Montreaux International Jazz Festival. President Michael D Higgins paid tribute to Stewart on Saturday night, describing him as an “outstanding musician and iconic figure in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Russia announces ceasefire in Aleppo to allow humanitarian aid into 48 hours following a plea from the United Nations. It comes as the UN marks
Russia announces ceasefire in Aleppo to allow humanitarian aid in
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
to 48 hours following a plea from the United Nations. It comes as the UN marks World Humanitarian Day and President Michael D Higgins says Ireland should be proud of our strong track record of supporting victims of conflicts and natural... Read more
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The Irish Times
50 Irish graves to visit before you diefigure, but at a ceremony on Banna Strand, in Kerry, earlier this year, to mark
50 Irish graves to visit before you die
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
figure, but at a ceremony on Banna Strand, in Kerry, earlier this year, to mark the centenary of his arrest, President Michael D Higgins spoke of Casement’s “passionate defence of the human dignity of those who were the victims of a brutal... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Restored Model T that Michael Collins drove on display in West Corkthe past five years, takes place from Sam’s Cross following the well-known annu
Restored Model T that Michael Collins drove on display in West Cork
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
the past five years, takes place from Sam’s Cross following the well-known annual Beal na mBláth commemoration. President Michael D Higgins will deliver Sunday’s oration at Béal na mBláth, the first president to do so while in office. © Irish... Read more
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RTE News
Murphy's win caps 'series of outstanding races'President Michael D Higgins has congratulated Annalise Murphy on winning a silv
Murphy's win caps 'series of outstanding races'
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
President Michael D Higgins has congratulated Annalise Murphy on winning a silver media in the Rio Olympics. The Dublin native won Ireland’s first sailing medal in 36 years in the Laser Radial Medal Race where she finished in fifth place in today's... Read more
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The Irish Times
Áras an Uachtaráin to open for Culture Night 2016that a raffle will take place to allocate a limited number of tickets which wil
Áras an Uachtaráin to open for Culture Night 2016
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
that a raffle will take place to allocate a limited number of tickets which will provide entry to the presidential home of Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina on Friday, 16th September. There will also be performances from musicians Róisín... Read more
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Irish Examiner
I could not live without music, says Calvin, 10, at Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireannthat runs for the next four days. Abby will also be competing in an U15 group i
I could not live without music, says Calvin, 10, at Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
that runs for the next four days. Abby will also be competing in an U15 group in the Fleadh Ceoil. Looking on as president Michael D Higgins formally opened the Fleadh, Abby said: “Competing in my home town is great. You get to show people how far... Read more
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Irish Examiner
President Higgins to open Fleadh Cheoil in Co ClareClare | Irish Examiner Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 11:41 am President Michael
President Higgins to open Fleadh Cheoil in Co Clare
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
Clare | Irish Examiner Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 11:41 am President Michael D Higgins will head to Co Clare today to officially open the annual Fleadh Cheoil. The traditional music and arts... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The O'Donovan brothers are claiming the family silver in Riobut I believe they are on the way with some pizza for us,” said Gary. Tributes
The O'Donovan brothers are claiming the family silver in Rio
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
but I believe they are on the way with some pizza for us,” said Gary. Tributes to the rowing duo were led by President Michael D Higgins, who said the brothers had captured the nation’s imagination. “On behalf of the people of Ireland, I want... Read more
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Herald.ie
Silver lining as siblings star in Rioit was the rowers who stole the show in Rio and "captured the nation's imaginat
Silver lining as siblings star in Rio
Herald.ie / Posted 16 days ago
it was the rowers who stole the show in Rio and "captured the nation's imagination", according to President Michael D Higgins who led tributes to the rowers last night. RTE panelist and former Olympian Neville Maxwell cried in... Read more
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Irish Central
Rowing Cork brothers win Olympic silver medal for IrelandCall them the Irish Boys in the Boat. The O’Donovan brothers from Skibbereen,
Rowing Cork brothers win Olympic silver medal for Ireland
Irish Central / Posted 17 days ago
Call them the Irish Boys in the Boat. The O’Donovan brothers from Skibbereen, County Cork brought relief to Olympic-medal starved Ireland by capturing silver medals today in men’s lightweight double skulls rowing. Ireland won’t ever give the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ex-national champion: I remember when the O'Donovans began, they were lunatics, full of beansLisheen. We are walking around - we are in shock," he said. Among those to sen
Ex-national champion: I remember when the O'Donovans began, they were lunatics, full of beans
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
Lisheen. We are walking around - we are in shock," he said. Among those to send congratulations was President of Ireland Michael D Higgins. "They have captured the nation's imagination and their skill, determination and positive outlook make... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brothers make history with Ireland's first Olympic medal in rowingLisheen. We are walking around - we are in shock," he said. Among those to sen
Brothers make history with Ireland's first Olympic medal in rowing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Lisheen. We are walking around - we are in shock," he said. Among those to send congratulations was President of Ireland Michael D Higgins. "They have captured the nation's imagination and their skill, determination and positive outlook make... Read more
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RTE News
Crying game, Maxwell overcome by O'Donovansin the RTÉ studios, when all that pent up emotion burst out with a tearful and
Crying game, Maxwell overcome by O'Donovans
RTE News / Posted 17 days ago
in the RTÉ studios, when all that pent up emotion burst out with a tearful and emotional reaction. Meanwhile, President Michael D Higgins has sent his congratulations to the O’Donovans. "On behalf of the people of Ireland, I want to... Read more
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RTE News
O'Donovans 'outstanding ambassadors' for rowingPresident Michael D Higgins has congratulated rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan wh
O'Donovans 'outstanding ambassadors' for rowing
RTE News / Posted 17 days ago
President Michael D Higgins has congratulated rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan who won Ireland’s first ever Olympic rowing medal. The brothers from Skibbereen, Co Cork claimed the silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls, just 0.53 seconds... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Berkeley balcony tragedy: Bravery of Aoife Beary is hailed as new law passes voteJune 18, 2015. See PA story IRISH Balcony. Photo credit should read: Niall Cars
Berkeley balcony tragedy: Bravery of Aoife Beary is hailed as new law passes vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
June 18, 2015. See PA story IRISH Balcony. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA WireMessages written by President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in a book of condolence opened at Mansion House in Dublin for those killed in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thousands in Derry to say a last farewell to Bishop Dr Edward DalyBishop of Derry, and Monsignor Amaury Medina Blanco representing Pope Francis w
Thousands in Derry to say a last farewell to Bishop Dr Edward Daly
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Bishop of Derry, and Monsignor Amaury Medina Blanco representing Pope Francis were the main concelebrants. Irish President Michael D Higgins, along with representatives of the British and Irish governments, former primate Sean Brady, SDLP founder... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mourners hear of Fr Edward Daly’s outstanding courageBritish army fire in January 1972. The peacemaker and staunch opponent of all
Mourners hear of Fr Edward Daly’s outstanding courage
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
British army fire in January 1972. The peacemaker and staunch opponent of all violence died on Monday aged 82. President Michael D Higgins and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were among mourners at a Requiem Mass at St... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Bloody Sunday priest Edward Daly 'a merciful peacemaker', mourners hearand tried to lead a mortally injured teenager to safety under a hail of Army fi
Bloody Sunday priest Edward Daly 'a merciful peacemaker', mourners hear
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
and tried to lead a mortally injured teenager to safety under a hail of Army fire in January 1972. Irish President Michael D Higgins and Stormont Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were among the mourners at his funeral at St Eugene's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thousands pay respects as Bishop Edward Daly is laid to restDaly was a great priest." Among those packed into the cathedral for the hour-a
Thousands pay respects as Bishop Edward Daly is laid to rest
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Daly was a great priest." Among those packed into the cathedral for the hour-and-a-half-long service were Irish President Michael D Higgins, Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, former MP and Nobel peace-prize winner John... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bishop Edward Daly funeral: Tributes paid to Bloody Sunday priest at St Eugene's Cathedral in Derry Irish President Michael D Higgins, former SDLP leader John Humer and Sinn Fei
Bishop Edward Daly funeral: Tributes paid to Bloody Sunday priest at St Eugene's Cathedral in Derry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Irish President Michael D Higgins, former SDLP leader John Humer and Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness among mourners Bishop Edward Daly funeral:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Papal tribute to Bloody Sunday priest Edward Daly read at funeralarmy fire in January 1972. The peacemaker and staunch opponent of all violence
Papal tribute to Bloody Sunday priest Edward Daly read at funeral
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
army fire in January 1972. The peacemaker and staunch opponent of all violence died on Monday aged 82. Irish President Michael D Higgins and Sinn Féin leader Martin McGuinness were among mourners at a Requiem Mass at St Eugene's Cathedral in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mourners pay respects at funeral of Derry Bishop Edward DalyBogside in 1972 as he ran to help victims of the Bloody Sunday shootings - wavi
Mourners pay respects at funeral of Derry Bishop Edward Daly
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Bogside in 1972 as he ran to help victims of the Bloody Sunday shootings - waving a blood-stained handkerchief. President Michael D Higgins joined the hundreds of mourners who have congregated for this afternoon's service. President Higgins... Read more
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RTE News
Funeral of Bishop Daly to take place in DerryPresident Michael D Higgins will be among the dignitaries attending the funeral
Funeral of Bishop Daly to take place in Derry
RTE News / Posted 18 days ago
President Michael D Higgins will be among the dignitaries attending the funeral of the former Bishop of Derry Dr Edward Daly this afternoon. He died on Monday after a brief illness at the age of 82. He will buried following requiem mass in Saint... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Berkeley tragedy survivor Aoife Beary tells Sacramento hearing of devastation left behindJune 18, 2015. See PA story IRISH Balcony. Photo credit should read: Niall Cars
Berkeley tragedy survivor Aoife Beary tells Sacramento hearing of devastation left behind
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
June 18, 2015. See PA story IRISH Balcony. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA WireMessages written by President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in a book of condolence opened at Mansion House in Dublin for those killed in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Bishop Edward Daly death: Tributes paid to man of the people and man of peaceDaly: Celebrated as 'an iconic figure' who 'worked tirelessly to promote peace'
Bishop Edward Daly death: Tributes paid to man of the people and man of peace
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
Daly: Celebrated as 'an iconic figure' who 'worked tirelessly to promote peace'. Picture: Margaret McLaughlin President Michael D Higgins led the tributes, saying Bishop Daly’s courage during the appalling events of Bloody Sunday was “but one... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tributes galore paid at Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh funeralwhose late father, the broadcaster and journalist Mick Dunne, was a great admir
Tributes galore paid at Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh funeral
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
whose late father, the broadcaster and journalist Mick Dunne, was a great admirer of the handball champion. President Michael D Higgins was represented at the funeral by his aide de camp, Lt Commander Patricia Butler, while the Taoiseach was... Read more
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