Michael Higgins makes his victory speech after he was announced as the winner of Ireland's presidential election at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photo: AP

Ireland re-elects president Michael Higgins for second term, dumps blasphemy law

  • Michael Higgins handily won a second term as Ireland’s president
  • Voters also overwhelmingly backed removing the offence of blasphemy from the Irish constitution
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Michael Higgins makes his victory speech after he was announced as the winner of Ireland's presidential election at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photo: AP
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