President ‘setting a dangerous precedent’ with political comments, warns top academic

Professor David Farrell says ‘disingenuous’ Michael D needs to be ‘reined in’ over his political utterances

President Michael D Higgins: has defended his recent utterances on political issues, saying the people of Ireland must decide if they want a ‘puppet or a president’. Picture: Fergal Phillips

One of Ireland’s leading political academics has called for President Michael D Higgins to be “reined in” over his increasingly political comments.

David Farrell, the ...