Friday October 23, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM PDT
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Northgate Community Center 
10510 5th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125

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Friday, October 23, 1:00 pm

Irish Seniors' Tea & Coffee with

H. E. Michael D. Higgins

President of Ireland

12Irish President Michael D. Higgins will visit Seattle on October 22 & 23. During his visit to Seattle he has asked to meet with the Irish seniors and we have arranged a Tea and Coffee and Cookies Reception at the Northgate Community Center,  on Friday afternoon, October 23, from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Doors open at 12:45 pm.
The Northgate Community Center is located across the street from the Northgate Shopping Center on the east side of 5th Ave NE. It shares a parking lot with the Northgate Public Library - enter the parking lot at the light at 5th Ave NE and NE 106th St.

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.