The Irish President was speaking, but it was his dog that caught the world’s attention.
Over the weekend, President Michael D. Higgins paid a heartfelt tribute to Irish actor Tom Hickey, who died on Saturday at the age of 76 or 77. . Next, Misneach, one of Higgins’ two Bernese Mountain Dogs, makes an appearance in the video, leaving viewers wondering what the President was doing with his right hand and why his jacket would sometimes pop off. open:
RTÉ said Misneach was 7 months old.