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Mr. Michael D. Higgins

Mr. Michael D. Higgins

(18/04/1941 - )

Profession: Public Representative, University Lecturer
Party: The Labour Party (The Labour Party members of the 30th Dáil)
Address

Aimhirgin
Circular Road
Letteragh
Rahoon
Co. Galway.

Details

Born 18 April 1941
23rd Dáil - Defeated in November 1982 election
27th Dáil - Minister for the Gaeltacht [12 January 1993 to 17 November 1994(resigned)] [change of Department name to Arts Culture and the Gaeltacht with effect from 21 January 1993]
Minister for Arts Culture and the Gaeltacht [15 December 1994 to 26 June 1997]

Defeated in the Seanad election of 1977
11 November 2011 inaugurated as the Ninth President of Ireland