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Launch of the Visit of Mr Walesa Former President of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner

Today, Wednesday 6th June 2007 Mr. Joe Kennedy, Chairman of Ireland West Airport Knock launched the forthcoming visit to Mr. Lech Walesa former president of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner to County Mayo. Mr. Walesa will visit County Mayo from 6th - 8th July 2007.

Mr. Walsea and his party will be greeted at Ireland West Airport Knock on Friday 6th July at 6.45 pm by a host of dignitaries. The following day Lech Walsea will attend mass at Knock Shrine and will plant a tree on the ground of the Shrine in memory of the 1979 visit to Knock by John Paul 11.

On the night of July 7th Mr Walesa will be Guest of Honour at a Gala Banquet at Breaffy House Hotel Resort. The event will commence at 8 pm. Tickets for this occasion are now on sale for €85 or €850 for a table of ten.

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