Friday 18 April 2014

McAleese to view 2012 Olympics site

President Mary McAleese is to visit London

Irish President Mary McAleese will visit the site of the Olympics during a two-day trip to London, it has emerged.

Ms McAleese will begin her official visit to the city next Sunday by being the guest of honour when London Irish take on Harlequins in the Madejski Stadium, Reading.

The President will spend time at the Reading Irish Centre in the evening.

On Monday, Ms McAleese will visit the site of the London Olympics and later meet members of the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas to mark its 25 anniversary, officials said.

The President will then visit the Hammersmith Cultural Centre and attend a business and community reception at the Embassy of Ireland before she returns to Dublin.

Press Association

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