Special Initiatives 2011-2018
The 1913 Lock Out
During 2013 President Michael D. Higgins delivered a number of speeches commemorating the 1913 Lock-Out.
Glaoch - The President's Call
Irish writers, musicians and singers gathered at the home of the President of Ireland to make a special programme dedicated to Irish people worldwide.
Being Young and Irish
President Higgins invited young people to share their vision for Ireland's future with him.
Participation and Transformation
This initiative champions the importance of participation and highlights the significant obstacles to participation faced by so many people. These obstacles include isolation, exclusion and discrimination.
Samhlaíocht agus An Náisiún / Imagination and the Nation
An initiative to highlight the powerful and transformative role of art and creativity in the evolution of Ireland as a republic and an idea.