The President and the Melbourne Diaspora


President Michael D Higgins addressing the Melbourne diaspora on the 13th October

Reception at the Grand Hyatt 13th October 2017

Níl aon Tinteán mar do Thinteán féin

Extract from the President’s speech

And into the work of the Australian Irish Heritage Network and their online magazine Tinteán – what a very good choice of terms! Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin – they continue to explore the Irish legacy in Australia and enlighten us as to what is meant to be Australian Irish in the 21st century.

YouTube extract from the President’s speech below

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