Sunday 24 September 2017

Last day in the job: President McAleese performs final engagement

PRESIDENT Mary McAleese was carrying out her last official engagement this morning with the opening of a refurbished St Vincent de Paul homeless hostel in Dublin at midday.

This afternoon, the McAleese family will then leave Aras an Uactharain, their home for the last 14 years, ahead of tomorrow's inauguration of president-elect Michael D Higgins.

The new family home is beside a lake outside Cootehall, Co Roscommon.

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