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
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3 years ago

The jealous woman looking at them :)

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logical fallacy
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3 years ago

They all look so happy!

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Vali F.
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3 years ago

you're *

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Mimis Nachbarin
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3 years ago

True love and devotion. No doubt.

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Clare E
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3 years ago

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

Laura Perkinson
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3 years ago

oh this makes you want to cry. such wonderful Empathy this man has. The world needs so many more of him.

Mare Freed
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3 years ago

Now I'm almost crying that he's not my president. Bless him.

jevais
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3 years ago

I'm crying that all the world's leaders are by far not like him.

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Michèle Gyselinck
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3 years ago

This guy has a heart. Obviously not the kind of guy who'd order migrant kids to be separated from their parents and caged.

jevais
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3 years ago

The Joker, usa so called president hasn't a heart, instead he has a safes and bank accounts throughout the world. Perhaps he's not a human after all. Some horrific beast from outer space or from hell.

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Ginette Séguin
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3 years ago

Please could we share him with you or even better, could you share him with Americans, they really need a wonderful person like him

jevais
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3 years ago

We all do through out the world.

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco
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3 years ago

Love him!

Linda Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

He is a hands on compassionate man

Coreen Kerr
Community Member
3 years ago

Clare Thanks for explaining the pix altho' I think this kind, gentle President would hug anyone who needed one. Take care

JoAnne Klein
Community Member
3 years ago

Evidence of true compassion! President Higgins is a man of integrity among his people. Rare!

John Stackhouse
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3 years ago

God bless this little boy!

Janice Seagraves
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3 years ago

Aw.

Nini* Mini*
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3 years ago

😢

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JillVille
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3 years ago

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

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Mimis Nachbarin
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3 years ago

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

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Carmen Elena
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3 years ago

Cute af!

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Mimis Nachbarin
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3 years ago

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

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

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

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Echo
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3 years ago

I thought it said @President In Real Life.

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

Finding people and killing them?!

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

Dogs bigger than human hihi

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Elena Adams
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3 years ago

HE IS SO CUTE

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Mimis Nachbarin
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3 years ago

απίστευτος!

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Blacksheep
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3 years ago

That's quite a bodyguard he found there.

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

That is so cool...

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PaNdaheART
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3 years ago

That dog absolutely adorable his master

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Arya Baranwal
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3 years ago

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

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco
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3 years ago

He is awesome. So down-to-Earth!

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Odd1sout
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3 years ago

Don’t you mean “Tea?”

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TC
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3 years ago

Cheeky, that's Pat the vicar...

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TC
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3 years ago

15 feet? Thats a big lad...

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