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Emmanuel Macron in Ireland today for meetings with Taoiseach and President Higgins

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in Dublin today for meetings with Taoiseach Micheál Martin and President Michael D. Higgins.

The two leaders will discuss a range of topics; the current situation in Afghanistan, Covid-19, Brexit and Corporation Tax to name a few.

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President Michael D. Higgins will also meet Macron at Áras an Uachtaráin today.

Macron will then travel to Government buildings for a working lunch with An Taoiseach, and will the give a media press conference.

Macron said he wanted to travel to the capitals of all 27 EU countries before France takes up the EU Presidency in January.

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Macron will be accompanied by his leading Ministers on the trip, who will hold bilateral meetings with their Irish counterparts.

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