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French President Emmanuel Macron to visit Dublin next week

French President Emmanuel Macron will be visiting Dublin next week, where he’s expected to meet President Michael D. Higgins and Taoiseach Micheál Martin.

Macron is scheduled to visit Dublin next Thursday and will be welcomed by President Micheál D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin.

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Following the welcoming ceremony, a bilateral meeting will be held between Macron and Higgins, followed by a meeting with a number of prominent writers and thinkers.

Macron will be accompanied by a number of ministers from his government, who will be holding bilateral meetings between themselves and Irish counterparts such as Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, and Minister of State for European Affairs Thomas Byrne.

Macron will then travel to meet Taoiseach Micheál Martin for talks that will be centred on current EU and international issues, Covid-19 and Irish-French relations.

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He will then be hosted for a working dinner with President Higgins and his wife Sabina.

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