Some images of the visit of Irish President Michael D. Higgins, accompanied by Sabina Higgins to the Isle of Iona, Scotland when they attended events to commemorate the 1450th Anniversary of St Columba/Colmcille’s arrival on the island.

Rev Peter Macdonald, leader of the Iona Community, welcomed the Irish leader along with Fiona Hyslop, Scotland’s Culture Secretary, and Michael Russell, the Education Secretary, who is the local MSP.

The President delivered a keynote address entitled ‘Of Migrants and Migration’, follow this link to read the text of his address http://www.president.ie/speeches/address-on-the-occasion-of-the-presidents-visit-to-the-isle-of-iona-scotland/DSC_0558 DSC_0218 DSC_0255 DSC_0265 DSC_0296 DSC_0333 DSC_0363 DSC_0534

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