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!