President Publishes May Day Poem

Fri 1st May, 2020 | 11:00

On 1 May 2020, President Michael D. Higgins published a new poem for May Day.

The poem was dedicated to Mary McPartlan, folk singer and trade union activist, and friend of Sabina and President Higgins. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the President could not attend her funeral in April 2020.

Published on the day that the President addressed a virtual May Day event hosted by SIPTU, the poem paid tribute to the trade union movement.      

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