First Thought Talk with President Michael D. Higgins

Michael D. Higgins has been President of Ireland since 2011 and is one of the most popular presidents in the history of the state.

A passionate political voice, a poet and writer, academic and statesman, human rights advocate, promoter of inclusive citizenship and champion of creativity within Irish society, he has previously served at almost every level of public life in Ireland, including as Ireland's first Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht.

President Michael D. Higgins gives a meditation on the overarching theme of Home to launch the GIAF18 First Thought Talks programme in this sold-out event at NUI Galway.