Irish President Michael D Higgins has been welcomed to the UK by the Royal Family at the start of the first state visit by an Irish head of state.
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Irish President Michael D Higgins in historic UK visit

Irish President Michael D Higgins has been welcomed to the UK by the Royal Family at the start of the first state visit by an Irish head of state.

His trip comes after the Queen became the first British monarch to visit the Republic of Ireland three years ago.

Conor Macauley reports.

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