Updated: 2011-10-27 11:21:30
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By: SligoToday.ie 
President's Visit To Collooney

President Mary McAleese, accompanied by her husband, Senator (Dr) Martin McAlees came to Sligo on Monday 24 Oct 2011 to perform one of her last official duties as President of Ireland.

The President officially opened the new Owenmore Gaels GAA Clubhouse and playing facilities in Collooney with hundreds of spectators attending the event.

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The President talks with Minister of State John Perry
The President talks with Minister of State John Perry

Gilbert Henry makes a presentation to the President
Gilbert Henry makes a presentation to the President
Aoife Whiteside presents a bouquet of flowers to President McAleese
Aoife Whiteside presents a bouquet of flowers to President McAleese
Harpist Michael Rooney
Harpist Michael Rooney
Listening
Listening
Sligo GAA County Board Chairman Cyril Feehily
Sligo GAA County Board Chairman Cyril Feehily


Addressing the people
Addressing the people
The National Anthem
The National Anthem

Music
Music
The President accompanied by her husband Senator McAleese with (R) Margaret O'Connell - Club Secretary and (L) Club Chairman Martin Cannon
The President accompanied by her husband Senator McAleese with (R) Margaret O'Connell - Club Secretary and (L) Club Chairman Martin Cannon
She'll be here soon
She'll be here soon
Waiting for the arrival
Waiting for the arrival