Mary & Martin McAleese to be honoured in Tipperary


Former Irish President Mary McAleese and her husband, Senator Martin McAleese are both to be presented with the prestigious Tipperary International Peace Award later today.

It's in recognition for their work on the Northern Ireland peace process.

It will be the first official public engagement that former President McAleese is attending since leaving office last year.

Others to receive this prestigious award include former South African President Nelson Mandela and US Senator Ted Kennedy.