Palestinian Ambassador to visit Tipperary

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Dr. Jilan Wahba Abdalmajid, Palestinian Ambassador to Ireland with Prsidnt Michael D. Higgins

Details of the visit to Tipperary next week by Dr. Jilan Wahba Abdalmajid, Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Ireland have been revealed.

The visit on June 14th will commence with a welcome from the Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, Cllr. Marie Murphy and members of the Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Municipal District in the council offices in Tipperary town. 

The Ambassador is to visit Bansha National School and has also accepted an invitation to plant a tree on the village green from Bansha Tidy Towns group. 

The Ambassador is visiting following an invitation issued by Tipperary man Martin Quinn – during the visit he will show the Ambassador the location of the switch used to deliver electricity to Bansha and the grave of Canon John Hayes, Founder of Muintir na Tíre.

A visit to  Knockanrawley Resource Centre presents an opportunity for members of the various organisations and communities that use the facility to meet the Ambassador. 

The visit will also include the Circle of Friends Cancer Support Centre and will conclude with a trip to  the Glen Of Aherlow to view the Statue of Christ the King erected in 1950.

Members of the public can attend the events in Bansha, Knockanrawley and Christ the King.