President Michael D. Higgins in Galway

Published: Wed 24th Apr, 2013 | 12:00

President Michael D. Higgins will be in Galway on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

On Wednesday evening the President will deliver remarks at a reception in Hotel Meyrick to mark the opening of Cúirt, Galway’s International Festival of Literature. After this he will go to the Town Hall Theatre where he will attend readings by Seamus Heaney and Michael Longley as part of the Festival.

On Thursday the President will visit the studios of Galway Bay fm where he will do a live interview. He will then proceed to Renmore where he will officially open Gaelscoil Dara primary school and naíonra.

The President will be accompanied by his wife, Sabina.