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

Higgins honours victims of ‘too long forgotten’ war

More than 200,000 Irish people who took part in the First World War were honoured at commemorative ceremonies across the country yesterday. Michael D Higgins said that the war in which Irish citizens fought and lost their lives had been too long forgotten in Ireland. Speaking at the Armistice Day

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' 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.

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

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.

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

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Over 47 countries were represented at the service, and officials laid wreaths at the Irish military plot.

President speaks of Ireland’s ‘official amnesia’ on first World War

Michael D Higgins also warns against new international arms race at Armistice event

Services are being held around the world to remember the fallen a century after the guns fell silent