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Senator Pearse Doherty's engagements in Canada this week

9 September, 2008

Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty has a number of engagements in Canada this week where he will brief politicians, students and Irish Emigrants on the current state of the Peace Process, Sinn Féin's priorities in the coming months and Ireland's position post Lisbon.

Senator Doherty last night addressed the Irish Studies Seminar at St. Mary's University and is meeting the Nova Scotia Minister for Tourism today.

Senator Doherty arrives in St. Johns, Newfoundland where he will make a speech to the students and faculty at Memorial University while on Thursday he travels to Prince Edward Island for a number of engagements.

Senator Doherty's itinerary is below. For further information contact Shaun Tracey on 087735218.

Tuesday September 9th

9:00 a.m. Visit to Holy Cross Cemetery. Refurbishment of historic cemetery is being partially funded by Irish government.

11:00 a.m. Pearse meets with the Nova Scotia Minister of Tourism.

12:20 p.m. Pearse has lunch with Nova Scotia Minister of Tourism.

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friends of Sinn Féin (Canada) Reception at The Old Triangle 5136 Prince Street, Halifax.

Wednesday September 10th

1:00 p.m. Speech to students and faculty at Memorial University.

8:00 p.m. Friends of Sinn Fein (Canada) Inc. reception at The Capital Hotel 208 Kenmount Street, St. John's.

Thursday September 11th

Afternoon Pearse gives Irish language workshop for Prince Edward Island Irish Association

7:30 pm. Evening reception hosted by the Benevolent Irish Society, 582 North River Road, Charlottetown. Pearse will give a brief speech and take questions.

Friday September 12th

9:30 a.m. Meeting with Prince Edward Island M.P. Shaun Murphy.

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