President Higgins officially opened ‘Migrants’, an exhibition of new works by leading Irish sculptor John Behan.
The event marked the first event of the Kenny Bookshop & Art Gallery's 80th Anniversary year.
Late last year, President Higgins unveiled a statue by the renowned sculptor, in Ireland’s Permanent Representation to the United Nations. Another bronze sculpture by John Behan stands proudly in the gardens of the United Nations headquarters in New York. The sculpture, entitled “Arrival”, honours both the generations of people who emigrated in search of a new life, and the nations that welcomed them and offered them new opportunities.