Organisers of a large scale event in Dublin tomorrow to mark 20 years since the State apology to victims of clerical child sex abuse and a decade on from the publication of the Ryan Report have said they "regret" a lack of consultation with many survivors over the schedule and related issues.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
The State-owned mansion in Dublin’s Phoenix Park used to accommodate visiting heads of state was described in 1986 as “slightly shabby” with an interior that was “one of spacious but faded elegance”.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2017
Garda security chiefs have left “nothing to chance” in their preparations for expected trips by both President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny to France for Ireland’s Euro 2016 matches.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Ahead of today’s President’s Cup match in Cork, President Michael D Higgins sits down to talk football withand the result is a conversation encompassing the League of Ireland, Fifa, Roy Keane, Jose Mourinho and Kofi Annan, as well as Seamus Coleman meeting the Duke of Edinburgh, that Jon Walters selfie and how he’d like to see Ireland play at Euro 2016.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Advisers live in the half-light between the public mandate of the elected office holders they serve and the permanent government of the civil service who eschew and usually escape the strobe lights, relentlessly searching and bleaching the political process
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
Certainly, in the two decades since the two Marys took up the office, the chief significance of the Presidency has come to be seen much more explicitly in terms of the ways in which our Head of State embodies, represents and reflects core values that we want associated with Ireland.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011