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It has been the most dramatic Presidential election ever, with seven candidates finally lining up to go before the electorate. Among them is former Minister for the Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht Michael D Higgins. So who is the man about whom The Sawdoctors wrote ‘Michael D Rockin In The Dail’? And if he does find favour with the electorate, what kind of presidency can we expect from him?
Olaf Tyaransen, 19 Oct 2011
What’s your greatest weakness?
I’d say that it is a certain impatience at times with people who want me to reduce complex issues to simple answers I do sometimes have to restrain myself sometimes from saying “No, the world is not always reducable to appropriate soundbytes”.