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President Higgins is visiting Cavan today.

Tuesday, 25th February, 2014 9:04am
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President Higgins is visiting Cavan today.
President Higgins is visiting Cavan today.

Jenny McGovern

President Michael D Higgins will visit Cavan today to officially open Ozanam House at River Street, Cavan Town. The development by the local St Vincent de Paul is a 6,500 sq ft development over two stories. The ground floor is given over to Stepping Stones Pre-School, while the first floor comprises of meeting rooms and social rooms for education and training by the St Vincent de Paul.

The property is named after Frederick Ozanam - the founder of St Vincent de Paul.

President Higgins will arrive in Cavan at 11.30am and will be welcomed by Johnny O'Hanlon, Sister Margaret McElgunn, Martin Tierney and Anne Sheridan. He will then unveil a plaque at the door of Ozanam House and be brought on a tour of the building. Johnny O' Hanlon will formally welcome the President and invite Bishop Leo O'Reilly and Canon Mark Lidwell to perform a blessing. The President will also visit the Breffni Community Employment Office.

At 2.30pm the President will be in Drumlin House, Cootehill, he will be met by local historian Hugh O'Brien and members of the Drumlin House committee. President Higgins has scheduled a tour of Drumlin House where he will meet staff members and clients, he will also meet participant's of the 'Step Right to Work' initiative. 

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