and Irish President Michael D. Higgins met with today at the Parkman House on Beacon Street.
This is Higgins’s first official visit to Boston. Higgins, the ninth president of Ireland after taking office in November of last year, will also speak at Faneuil Hall on Saturday and lay a wreath at the Irish Famine Memorial.
West Roxbury's District City Councilor Matt O'Malley also was onhand and tweeted a photo and: "Honored to meet the President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, with @mayortommenino today. #bospoli#mapoli #irepoli"