The President and Sabina visited the Douglas Hyde Interpretative Centre in Co. Roscommon.
President Higgins has spoken about the legacy of Ireland's first President, Douglas Hyde, on a number of occasions.
Earlier this year, the President marked the 80th anniversary of the inauguration of President Hyde, with a special event at Áras an Uachtaráin. See here.
And in June 2016, the President dedicated a tree in the grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin to Ireland's first President.