Wednesday 23 August 2017

President Michael D Higgins wants you to ‘like’ his new Facebook page

President Michael D Higgins
President Michael D Higgins

David Kearns

President Michael D Higgins has joined Facebook and really wants you to 'like' his page.

Launched today 'President of Ireland / Uachtarán na hÉireann' will feature news, photographs, videos and speeches from the President.

Facebook users are encouraged to ‘like’ the page to receive updates about Mr Higgins’ work through their news feed, according to a statement from Áras an Uachtaráin celebrating the launch.

A second Facebook page ‘ArasAnUachtarain’ will provide regular news about the Áras itself and its history.

President Higgins has also started an Instagram account (presidentirl) that will provide a regular stream of photos, Áras an Uachtaráin added.

The new pages are the latest addition to the President's ever growing social media presence.

Earlier this year, Mr Higgins launched a Twitter account and began using Soundcloud to record speeches and YouTube for videos.

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