Unclear If President Higgins Will Attend Season Opener In The Midlands

He spent the night in hospital after feeling unwell.

Michael D Higgins atttendance at the The President's Cup Final in Athlone this weekend is in doubt after he was taken to hospital last night. 

The Áras says he's in 'good spirits'.

After winning last year's FAI Cup, Athlone Town are defending the President's Cup against league champions Peamount United. 

The game gets underway at Athlone Town Stadium at 5pm.

Political correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Paul Hosford, says the President has an intense schedule:


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