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23%OFFMichael D. Higgins - When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic - 9781786691255 - V9781786691255
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When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic

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Description for When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic Paperback. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of 'an ethical Republic' in a collection of his speeches. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: DNS; JFM; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
The President of Ireland since 2011, when he was elected by a final tally of almost 57% of the votes, Michael D. Higgins has used his time in office to setout a vision of what he calls 'an ethical Republic'. In a series of remarkable and urgent speeches, which are anything but the bland commentaries of a ceremonial head of state, Michael D. Higgins has urged his fellow citizens to consider what makes the good life. He has asked how human rights, an active and empowered citizenry, women's equality and the right to health and a ... Read more

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About Michael D. Higgins
Michael D. Higgins has been President of Ireland since 2011. Born in Limerick, he was educated at University College Galway, where he later taught sociology and political science. He was Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht from 1993 to 1997.

Reviews for When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic
'This book will appeal no only to those interested in oratory or in the research of public speaking, but also to people who have an interest in the arts and history of not only Ireland but civilisation' Irish Examiner. 'A thought-provoking anthology packed with ideology ... Higgins' orations are erudite, elegantly written and always thought-provoking' Irish Independent. 'Higgins uses his ... Read more

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