President Higgins begins 4 day state visit to the UK

Michael D Higgins

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has formally welcomed the President to the UK - for his 4 day State visit.

Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina were greeted by the British monarch and her husband Prince Philip in Windsor.

The President's other engagements today will include an address at the Houses of Parliament in Westminister.

From Windsor Castle - Fergal O'Brien reports.