Reclaiming the European Street: A president’s clarion call to work towards a better tomorrow

A collection of speeches by Michael D Higgins emphasises his commitment to social justice and the European project, but the formal and academic language used fails to convey Higgins’s natural charisma and humour

2nd May, 2021
Reclaiming the European Street: A president’s clarion call to work towards a better tomorrow
President Michael D Higgins’s collection of speeches lacks any light-hearted moments. Picture: Fergal Phillips

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Reclaiming the European Street: Speeches on Europe and the European Union, 2016-20

By Michael D Higgins (edited by Joachim Fischer and Fergal Lenehan)

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