Irish President states that Centenary in Britain and Ireland is an opportunity to "transcend historical divisions and understand more about our neighbours"

Posted on on 22 July 2013
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The Irish Times reports that the Irish President has highlighted the importance of the First World War Centenary in relations between Britain and Ireland.

President Michael Higgins stated: “we can use the experience of remembrance, if approached in an inclusive manner, with an openness to the experiences and views of others, and willingness to interrogate our own preconceptions, to transcend the historical divisions and understand more about our neighbours and in doing so, ourselves”.

To read the full article, visit The Irish Times website here.

Date of article publication: 20/07/2013

Images courtesy of The Irish Times website

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News