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Irish President to lecture on 'Manchester and its Irish Connections'

12 Nov 2012

If you would like to attend President Michael D Higgins' lecture on 22 November, please apply for a ticket as soon as possible.

President Michael D Higgins

His Excellency, the President of Ireland, President Michael D Higgins, is visiting the University on the afternoon of Thursday 22 November as part of his programme of visits to the North West.

President Higgins will give a lecture entitled 'Manchester and its Irish Connections'.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception, with music from Ivernia, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, led by Sinead Hayes.

The event will take place in the Whitworth Hall, Whitworth Building.


4pm  Doors open

Audience to be seated

Manchester and its Irish Connections by President Michael D Higgins

To be followed by a question and answer session

5.15-5.45pm  Drinks reception with music by Ivernia


If you would like to attend the lecture, please request a ticket by emailing:

Please apply as soon as possible, as the number of places available is limited. Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If you have not received an e-ticket by 5pm on Friday 16 November 2012, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.