Sinn Fein Vice President to join St Patrick's events in London
Sinn Féin Vice President Pat Doherty MP will be in London from 13-17 March, where he will be a guest of Mayor Ken Livingstone at both the Mayor's Dinner at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel on 13 March and join the London St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival on 14 March.
Mr Doherty will also host a Westminster Reception for MPs and representatives of the Irish community in Britain on 16 March and attend an Irish Embassy National Day Reception on 17 March.
During the visit Mr Doherty will hold a press briefing on 16 March to give an update on Sinn Fein's position on the current situation with the Good Friday Agreement on:
Tues 16 March
Room B, 1 Parliament Street, London, SW1
London St Patrick's parade assembles: 11am at Queen Elizabeth Gate Route: Piccadilly — Lower Regent St — Trafalgar Square — Embankment.
Festival: 12noon-6pm, Jubilee Gardens and Southbank, near the London Eye.
Further information or to arrange interviews: Jayne Fisher 07940 565123