Higgins declines to attend commemoration of Soloheadbeg ambush

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A wanted poster for Dan Breen after the ambush and the site at Soloheadbeg

Organisers ‘a bit peeved’ at president’s decision not to attend event marking the centenary of War of Independence catalyst

President Michael D Higgins has turned down an invitation to attend the 100th anniversary of the IRA ambush which started the War of Independence.

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