Higgins gets 1 million votes: next Irish president 11.11.11

30th October 2011, Comments 0 comments

GenevaLunch.com GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Michael Higgins was officially declared Ireland’s next president, to be sworn in 11 November. He won with 1.007 million votes, more than 400,000 votes ahead of second-place candidate, independent Sean Gallagher. Higgins immediately resigned from the Labour Party, saying he intends to make his presidency all-inclusive. Congratulations poured in from all parts [...]

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