Visit / Cruinniú / Kiyokēwin: Oireachtas Visit
The Landspeak delegation meeting with Irish parliamentarians: alongside Louise Halfe (centre) are Senator Mark Daly, Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, and David Stanton TD, Convener of the Ireland Canada Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group
At the kind invitation of David Stanton TD, Convener of the Ireland Canada Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group in Dáil Éireann, a reception was held to welcome Poet Laureate Louise Halfe to the Houses of the Oireachtas (Legislature).
At this reception, Louise and the Landspeak delegation were formally welcomed to the Oireachtas by Deputy Stanton and by Senator Mark Daly, Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, after which Louise read from her work.
After the reception, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, the Ceann Comhairle (chairperson) offered an official welcome to Louise Halfe and the Landspeak delegation from the floor of the Dáil Chamber at the commencing of the sitting.