President to receive civic reception in Limerick this Thursday

Gerard Fitzgibbon

Reporter:

Gerard Fitzgibbon

PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins is to be honoured with a civic reception at Limerick County Council when he visits the county this Thursday.

PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins is to be honoured with a civic reception at Limerick County Council when he visits the county this Thursday.

The president will be honoured at County Hall following a visit to St Gabriel’s School and Centre in Rosbrien, which provides education and therapy to children and young adults with physical and intellectual disabilities.

He will then visit the Rathfredagh Cheshire Home in Newcastle West, before later speaking at the official opening of the 2012 Eigse Michael Hartnett poetry and literature festival.

For full details, see this week’s Limerick Leader weekend editions.