The position of President in Ireland is largely ceremonial, and only has limited powers. The current incumbent, Michael D. Higgins, is the guardian of the constitution and a representative of the Irish state in world affairs, and it's fair to say that he does a great job!

Resembling the kind and cuddly grandpa that you always wanted, Mr. Higgins comes off as a genuine and approachable guy. People are sharing examples of why he is so loved by the Irish people, and we wish that all presidents were so happy and positive! Scroll down below to check out why everyone wants to have a cup of tea with the president of Ireland, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Miss Cris 8 months ago

The jealous woman looking at them :)

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logical fallacy 8 months ago

They all look so happy!

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Vali F. 8 months ago

you're *

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Mimis Nachbarin 8 months ago

True love and devotion. No doubt.

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Clare E 8 months ago

This boy lost his father in a coastguard helicopter crash and this was at the funeral.

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JillVille 8 months ago

This is actually really cute! And the dogs are so well behaved! Good dogs!

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Mimis Nachbarin 8 months ago

That's a burner!!! Love it. Wish I'd be irish, could vote for him.

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Carmen Elena 8 months ago

Cute af!

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Mimis Nachbarin 8 months ago

She: come here, darling. He: bends over. Kiss

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Miss Cris 8 months ago

Oh, of course you know the names of the dogs!!!!

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Echo 8 months ago

I thought it said @President In Real Life.

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Nini Meow 8 months ago

Finding people and killing them?!

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Miss Cris 8 months ago

Dogs bigger than human hihi

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Elena Adams 8 months ago

HE IS SO CUTE

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Mimis Nachbarin 8 months ago

απίστευτος!

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Blacksheep 8 months ago

That's quite a bodyguard he found there.

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ADHORTATOR 8 months ago

That is so cool...

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PaNdaheART 8 months ago

That dog absolutely adorable his master

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Arya Baranwal 8 months ago

He is so charismatic that even the bird is listening to him patiently...

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco 8 months ago

He is awesome. So down-to-Earth!

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Odd1sout 8 months ago

Don’t you mean “Tea?”

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TC 8 months ago

Cheeky, that's Pat the vicar...

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TC 8 months ago

15 feet? Thats a big lad...

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