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#Official Visit

# official-visit - Monday 11 February, 2019

President Higgins begins three-day official visit to England with trip to 'significant destination' Birmingham

Speaking today, Higgins recalled those who emigrated from Ireland to Birmingham.

# official-visit - Friday 25 October, 2013

Michael D Higgins to visit tomb of murdered bishop Romero

The President has been speaking about the 75,000 people who lost their lives in the brutal civil war in El Salvador.

# official-visit - Monday 18 February, 2013

Hello Mr President, I'm the President: Michael D begins French visit

Michael D Higgins met with French president Francois Hollande, and launched an exhibition of the work of Eileen Gray.

# official-visit - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

President Michael D Higgins travels to Italy for official visit

The President will meet with officials in Rome as well as visiting some historic sites with Irish connections.

# official-visit - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Second day of Chinese VP's visit to focus on agriculture and tourism

Xi Jinping will visit a dairy farm, see the Cliffs of Moher and take in a Riverdance show today – before signing an international trade contract aimed at enhancing relations between Ireland and China tomorrow.

# official-visit - Thursday 9 February, 2012

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President

During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.

# official-visit - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Tánaiste meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister in Dublin

Eamon Gilmore discussed a range of issues with Nickolay Mladenov, who is making his first official visit to Ireland.

# official-visit - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US

Minister says he will be particularly focusing on the IT and biotech sectors – and reminding potential investors that Ireland’s corporate tax rate remains unchanged.

# official-visit - Friday 4 March, 2011

Queen Elizabeth accepts invitation to visit Ireland

Details are scant, but it looks like Queen Elizabeth is heading to Ireland this year for first visit by ruling British monarch since 1903.