President Higgins to receive Freedom of Clonmel

President Michael D. Higgins is to make his first visit to Clonmel since his election as President of Ireland.

President Michael D. Higgins is to make his first visit to Clonmel since his election as President of Ireland.

Mayor Darren Ryan told the members of the Borough Council at their monthly meeting that President Higgins will be in Clonmel on Friday, June 1 and it is planned to hold a ceremony to bestow him with the Freedom of the Borough on this day.

In the past the Freedom of the Borough has been granted to Presidents Mary McAleese and Mary Robinson.