President of Ireland
|President of Ireland
Uachtarán na hÉireann
|Style||President (Uachtarán) or
Your Excellency (A Shoilse)
|Residence||Áras an Uachtaráin|
|Term length||Seven years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Douglas Hyde|
|Formation||25 June 1938|
The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann OOk-theerawn na HAY-run) is the head of state of Ireland. It is mostly ceremonial and elections are held every seven years, a person can be elected for up to two terms. The current President of Ireland is Michael D. Higgins.
References[change | change source]
- "Higher or lower: how does Michael D's new salary compare to other heads of state?". TheJournal.ie. 10 November 2011.