Thursday October 22, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT
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McCaw Hall 
321 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109

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October 22, 6-8 pm

Irish Community Reception for

H. E. Michael D. Higgins

President of Ireland

Irish President Michael D. Higgins will visit Seattle on October 22 & 23. The highlight of his Seattle visit will be an Irish community reception at McCaw Hall in Seattle on the evening of October 22 hosted by the Irish Consulate in San Francisco.
To receive an invitation to the reception, please register your name(s) below without delay. Adults only, please. 


Michael D. Higgins is the ninth and current President of Ireland, in office since November 11, 2011 with his term scheduled to end in 2018. A passionate political voice, a poet and writer, academic and statesman, human rights advocate, promoter of inclusive citizenship and champion of creativity within Irish society, Michael D. Higgins has previously served at almost every level of public life in Ireland, including as Mayor of Galway and as Ireland’s first Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht. Michael D. Higgins was born on 18 April 1941 in Limerick city and was raised in County Clare. He was a factory worker and a clerk before becoming the first in his family to access higher education. He studied at the University College Galway, the University of Manchester and Indiana University. Michael D. Higgins is married to Sabina Higgins, and they have four children.