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Irish President addresses audience at Sorbonne University on European citizenship

19.02.2013, 14:34 GMT

As part of an official trip to Paris, President Michael D. Higgins yesterday delivered a lecture at the Paris-Sorbonne University.

The lecture, entitled ‘Defining Europe in the Year of the European Citizen’, was delivered to an audience of more than 900 people yesterday afternoon on the first day of the President's trip.

President Higgins also met with French president François Hollande at the Élysée Palace and visited the Eileen Gray exhibition at the Centre Pompidou yesterday.

Read the full text of President Higgin's speech.

Read the full text of President Higgin's President Higgin's speech at the Centre Pompidou.

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