President Higgins visited An Tobar Community Wellness Centre and Social Farm at Silverbridge, in Newry.
On his second visit to Northern Ireland since his re-election, the President met participants in the organisation’s programmes.
The social enterprise, founded in April 2018, provides community services for people of all ages and abilities, in areas such as community health and wellbeing, mindfulness, social and therapeutic horticulture and social farming.
President Higgins met residents from Dealgan House Dundalk and Glencarron Nursing Home Crossmaglen, St. Joseph’s High School pupils, Rural Support and social farming participants and social attendees.
President and Sabina Higgins planted the first native sapling for Brian’s Woodland project at the Celtic Circle Garden.