University of Athens awards honorary doctorate Michael Higgins

Irish President Michael Higgins, currently on a three-day visit to Greece, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the department of English Language and Literature of the School of Philosophy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, during an event held on Friday at the university’s main building.

During his address, Higgins referred to the common bonds shared by Greece and Ireland from the past and the potential to further strengthen these within their common European future.

Source ANA-MPA
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