|Michael D. Higgins|
|Born||18 April 1941|
Michael Daniel Higgins (Irish: Mícheál D. Ó hUiginn; born 18 April 1941) is the ninth and current President of Ireland, having taken office on 11 November 2011. Higgins is a politician, poet, sociologist, author and broadcaster.
|President of Ireland|
| Succeeded by|
|List of Presidents of Ireland|
|Douglas Hyde | Seán T. O'Kelly | Éamon de Valera | Erskine H. Childers | Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh | Patrick Hillery | Mary Robinson | Mary McAleese | Michael D. Higgins|