The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Irish President Michael D. Higgins Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/205288"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Michael D. Higgins, president of Ireland, is in New York for his first official visit to the U.S. He discusses Ireland's economy and his views on what could remake the country financially.