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President Higgins calls on EU to embrace diversity

February 7, 2018

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, said that the EU needs to embrace diversity and promote social cohesion. Speaking at the launch of the DCU Brexit Institute, the keynote speech by Mr Higgins focused

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President Higgins’ DCU speech sparks debate

October 9, 2013

President Michael D Higgins delivered an ‘Ethics for all’ lecture at DCU last month, in which he commented on the nature of Ireland’s education system and the need for social good to be at the core of political decision-making. His speech has sparked debate amongst those who feel he is crossing the lines out of a President’s brief.