Radio Review: Higgins marks the end of winter with a gentle stroll through the Park

President Michael D Higgins chats to Sean Moncrieff about the dark days of Covid, 5km limits and the hope that comes with spring

7th February, 2021
Radio Review: Higgins marks the end of winter with a gentle stroll through the Park
President Michael D Higgins joined Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk on Monday

February 1 marked the first day of spring. To celebrate, Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins joined Sean Moncrieff on The Moncrieff Show (Newstalk, weekdays, 2-4pm) to discuss the particular significance of Imbolc, an ancient Irish celebration that “goes back across time” and marks “the passing of seasons, renewal, regeneration, the return of light after dark”.

Higgins, a poet before he was a politician, invokes...

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