The new President of the European Parliament, Jerzy Buzek MEP (former Prime Minister of Poland), will visit Ireland next Tuesday (8 September). He has been invited by the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) to address its members at 1pm, but will also answer questions from young people in a town hall-style meeting earlier that day and will participate in an event hosted by the European Special Olympics Committee later that afternoon. The President said that he welcomed the opportunity to visit Ireland ‘at this crucial time for Ireland and for the EU. I look forward to exchanging views with Irish people as well as meeting some of the Polish community in Ireland.’

If you wouldlike to participate in the meeting with young people from Ireland, Poland and other countries please contact Tomasz Machura –