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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_Ireland

The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces. The President holds office for seven years, and can be elected for a maximum of two terms. Unless a candidate runs unopposed, the President is directly elected by the people.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_D._Higgins

Michael Daniel Higgins is an Irish politician who has served as the 9th President of Ireland since November 2011. Higgins is a politician, poet, sociologist, author ...

www.president.ie

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Who is Ireland President?

www.president.ie/en/the-president/michael-d-higgins

On 11 November 2011, Michael D. Higgins was inaugurated as the ninth President of Ireland. A passionate political voice, a poet and writer, academic and statesman, human rights advocate, promoter of inclusive citizenship and champion of creativity within Irish society, Michael D. Higgins has previously served at almost ...

www.citizensinformation.ie/en/government_in_ireland/elections_and_referenda/national_elections/presidential_election.html

Jun 2, 2016 ... The Irish President is elected directly by the people of Ireland. Overview of the nomination and election process.

www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/06/leo-varadkar-irelands-new-prime-minister/529017

Jun 2, 2017 ... Leo Varadkar was voted the new leader of Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party Friday, putting him in line to become the country's next prime minister, or Taoiseach. It's a victory that's nothing short of historic: The 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant will become the country's first openly gay premier and its ...

How do you qualify to be a President in Ireland?

www.citizensinformation.ie/en/government_in_ireland/national_government/houses_of_the_oireachtas/eligibility_for_membership_of_dail_eireann.html

Jul 27, 2014 ... This document describes the eligibility criteria in order to qualify for membership of Dáil Eireann (house of the Irish parliament). ... be a member of the Dáil; You are a person of unsound mind; You are presently in prison serving a term greater than 6 months; You are the President, a member of the Seanad, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_presidential_election

The Irish presidents election determines who serves as the President of Ireland; the head of state of the Republic of Ireland. The most recent election took place on 27 October 2011, and the election takes place every 7 years. Contents. [hide]. 1 Overview. 1.1 Spending limits and donations. 2 Results; 3 See also ...

www.europeanmovement.ie/just-the-facts-referendum-on-the-presidential-age-of-eligibility

Feb 25, 2015 ... The Irish Government has committed to holding two referendums this year – the first on same-sex marriage and the second on reducing the age of candidates allowed to contest the presidential election from 35 to 21. Although the date has yet to be set, both referendums will take place in May and the ...

President of Ireland