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Message from the President

April 2, 2020

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President of Ireland / Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D. Higgins urges 'solidarity, empathy and kindness' in a recorded special message broadcast on local, regional and community radio stations today.

In it he also thanked on behalf of the presidency and the Irish people all the efforts of those tackling the crisis, especially "health care workers, GPs, pharmacists and their staff, Defence Forces, and An Garda Síochána".

The full piece is in this link below from RTÉ One and finishes with the president saying..... "Casann an roth – the wheel turns," he said "This virus will pass and when it does we can show our appreciation by supporting even more what is local".

https://www.rte.ie/news/coronavirus/2020/0402/1128077-higgins-speech/?fbclid=IwAR1gRqZ02136JRgW8UhdThQlg8TPH7gd86DLb37tk2izgdYQF1VdYnkwb3o

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