Lucinda Creighton: Higgins has no legitimacy lecturing the government about foreign policy, peace or neutrality

The President seems to have a growing disdain for experts who might confront his own archaic, Marxist political bias – it’s about time the government challenged his hugely damaging political posturing

President Michael D Higgins: his simplistic, personalised and patently partisan criticism of the Consultative Forum on International Security Policy, was neither intellectual nor thoughtful