Bog Lovely day out on the Bog in Laois for Michael D in Abbeyleix

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Conservationist Ricky Whelan takes President Michael D Higgins on a tour of Abbeyleix Bog.

President Michael D Higgins taken on a tour of acclaimed Abbeyleix Bog

President Michael D Higgins got to see the natural beauty of what Lovely Laois has to offer today when he took a walk on the Abbeyleix Bog.

The Irish President was in town as a special guest at the Community Wetlands Forum in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel which was hosted by the Irish Rural Link.

Afterwards the president was taken on a tour of the Abbeyleix Bog which has been recently chosen as one of the top 10 conservation projects in Ireland.