“‘Development’ is not just about overseas aid. It is not about ‘what we give’ but about ‘how we live’."
Sophia Housing’s new Tubbercurry project provides 56 accommodation units for people with an intellectual disability.
"It is widely recognised that Irish missionaries led the way for much of what the Irish Government, through Irish Aid, is now doing in the area of development assistance."
President Higgins highlights the importance of people supporting local employers, businesses and produce.
Call for nurses to be given "rightful social and economic recognition” at XIX World Conference of Catholic Nurses Guild.
“There are many, many citizens around this country who remain eternally grateful to Cuan Mhuire."
Without Dr Paisley “peace would not have been delivered” - Cardinal Brady.
President Higgins, Archbishop Martin, co-workers, associates and Sisters to mark 20th anniversary of the Mercy International Association.
Need to ‘re-imagine’ role of imprisonment so that it is a penalty of last resort.
"The longer a voice is suppressed, the stronger the force and resentment that will accompany it when it eventually explodes and has to be heard."
Need to bring “accountability to unaccountable forces encouraging fear in our world".
Millennial anniversary of landmark battle on 23 April 1014.
"Great fear is that too many will conclude that the peace process is now done and dusted."
Hughie O’Donoghue designed two stained glass windows in the Abbey.
Higgins warns of a return to appalling racism in parts of Europe.
President and Taoiseach join mourners at Nicky McFadden's funeral.
Students urged to value each other equally regardless of religion, ethnicity, social background or sexual orientation.
Theme of migration very much part of national story and defined us as a society and people.
Over one in four people in Africa undernourished.
Special ecumenical service of gratitude for the life of Fr Reid held on Tuesday in Clonard.
Two women among 10 recipients of the award including George Mitchell, the US Peace Envoy to Northern Ireland.
Visit marks school’s 125th anniversary.
The struggle of El Salvador's poor represented by his murder.
New bishop of Kildare and Leighlin attends opening.
Hardly any community in Ireland has been spared the bewilderment and sorrow of suicide.
He was "at heart a quiet Irish man who wrote our story without rhetoric.”
Archbishop Barrio Barrio accompanies President Higgins to lay a wreath in cathedral.