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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Chelsea Clinton gives speech at UCD

Sam Griffin

Published 10/06/2014|18:54

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Chelsea Clinton daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton arriving at the UCD Clinton Institute this evening.
10.6.2014
Chelsea Clinton daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton arriving at the UCD Clinton Institute this evening.
Chelsea Clinton

CHELSEA Clinton delivered a speech in University College Dublin this afternoon.

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The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrived on the Belfield campus shortly after 3pm.

She was brought on a whistle stop tour of the Clinton Institute on the grounds of the university before posing for photos at the doors of the institute. Ms Clinton elegantly concealed her baby bump in a  black dress.

Chelsea announced she was expecting a child with her husband Marc Mezvinsky in April this year. It is the couple's first child.

Chelsea (34) married Marc, an investment banker, in 2010. She is expected to give birth in the autumn.

The UCD Clinton Institute was established after 2001 when the government recommended an institute for American studies be set up here. It was named after the 42nd President of the United States for his work in Ireland, the US and further afield.

Ms Clinton was hosting "Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation" at UCD where she was hearing directly from girls and women about their lives, experiences and hopes for the future.

The event is part of the Clinton Foundation's No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project, working to advance progress for women and girls around the world.

She also took time to visit the UCD Clinton Institute at University College Dublin, which was established in 2003 and named in honour of her father former US President William Jefferson Clinton, in recognition of his own crucial and personal role, as well as the US Government, Congress and People in the Irish Peace Process.

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