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Speech at a Garden Party for Young People

6/22/2018
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President and Sabina Higgins hosted a Garden Party to pay tribute to young people, and to the organisations that support them. See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-hosts-a-youth-garden-party

Duration:00:18:46

Speech at Official Dinner in Vilnius, in honour of President Michael D. Higgins

6/19/2018
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Speech at Official Dinner in Vilnius, in honour of President Michael D. Higgins by Áras an Uachtaráin

Duration:00:08:35

President Higgins Press Conference at Antakalnis Cemetery, Lithuania

6/19/2018
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http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-lays-a-wreath-at-antakalnis-cemetery

Duration:00:07:46

Speech by President Higgins at the National Library of Latvia

6/17/2018
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http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-visits-national-library-of-latvia

Duration:00:09:41

Speech at a Garden Party to mark Bloomsday 2018

6/16/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-hosts-a-bloomsday-garden-party-1

Duration:00:15:46

Speech by President Higgins at a Garden Party Celebrating the Pursuit of Peace and Reconciliation

6/14/2018
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The second Garden Party in the series, took place on 13 June, paid tribute to grass-roots organisations working to promote peace and reconciliation, and North-South cooperation, on the island of Ireland.

Duration:00:15:16

Speech at the first Garden Party of 2018 - The Family Day

6/10/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-hosts-a-family-day-garden-party-1

Duration:00:14:48

Speech to the ILO World of Work conference - with introduction by ILO DG Guy Ryder

6/7/2018
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President Higgins delivered a keynote address at the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva. See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-delivers-keynote-address-at-ilo-world-of-work-summit-geneva

Duration:00:50:13

Speech at a special reception for women who worked in the Magdalene Laundries

6/7/2018
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President and Sabina Higgins hosted a historic gathering of over 220 women who worked in the Magdalene Laundries, at a special reception at Áras an Uachtaráin. See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-hosts-a-special-reception-for-women-who-worked-in-the-magdalene-l

Duration:00:18:09

Address at the official opening of Bloom 2018

6/1/2018
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Address at the official opening of Bloom 2018 by Áras an Uachtaráin

Duration:00:16:39

Address at the Seamus Heaney Centre

6/1/2018
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Address at the Seamus Heaney Centre by Áras an Uachtaráin

Duration:00:14:31

President delivers the 2018 Annual Harri Holkeri Lecture

5/29/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-delivers-the-2018-annual-harri-holkeri-lecture President Michael D. Higgins delivered the Sixth Annual Harri Holkeri Lecture at Queen’s University Belfast, organised by the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice.

Duration:00:44:39

Speech at the ‘Write Here Write Now’ 2018 competition - with introduction by Niall Stokes

5/28/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-presents-prizes-at-the-write-here-write-now-2018-hotpress-competi

Duration:00:16:54

Speech to members of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann branch to Fintona, Co. Tyrone

5/26/2018
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http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-arrives-at-tyrone-gaa-headquarters-for-performance-event-by-finto

Duration:00:12:40

President officially opens Drumragh Sarsfield G.A.C sports complex

5/26/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-officially-opens-drumragh-sarsfield-g.a.c-sports-complex

Duration:00:15:14

Speech at the 200th anniversary of the Mendicity Institution

5/25/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-visits-the-mendicity-institution-on-the-occasion-of-their-200th-a

Duration:00:13:16

Speech at an event marking Africa Day 2018

5/24/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-to-address-africa-day-conference-africa-ireland-relations-current Africa Day, which falls on 25 May, is the official day of the African Union. It marks African unity and celebrates African diversity. The President addressed a meeting of the African Heads of Diplomatic Missions accredited to the Republic of Ireland, hosted by Trinity College’s Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI), in advance of Africa Day 2018.

Duration:00:49:54

Speech congratulating people of Birdhill on winning the Tidy Towns competition

5/23/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-unveils-a-plaque-to-mark-birdhill-winning-the-2017-tidiest-town-c The President visited Birdhill in Co. Tipperary, to celebrate its success in the national ‘Tidy Towns’ competition. The President unveiled a plaque to commemorate the win, and pay tribute to the town's volunteers and community groups.

Duration:00:13:43

Extracts from a speech at a 'Women Leadership Series' event hosted by the Ireland Funds, New York

5/21/2018
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On 26 April 2018, President Higgins addressed a meeting of the Ireland Funds, at the Rockefeller Centre in New York. In these extracts from the speech, President Higgins speaks about the 'He For She' campaign, and the Sustainable Development Goals. See event details at http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-addresses-ireland-funds-women-leadership-series-event

Duration:00:03:12

President presents the Irish Young Philosopher Awards

5/18/2018
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See http://www.president.ie/en/diary/details/president-presents-awards-at-the-irish-young-philosopher-awards-festival President Michael D. Higgins presented the inaugural Young Philosopher Awards, at a ceremony in UCD. The Awards were launched by President Higgins in November 2017, in response to the President’s calls - in the context of the President of Ireland Ethics Initiative - for greater reflection and debate about the type of skills citizens need in our rapidly changing society. The...

Duration:00:18:33