McAleese on visit to Poland and SlovakiaMonday 02 June 2003 16.39
President McAleese begins State visits to Poland and Slovakia today.
In Poland, Mrs McAleese will visit Warsaw and Lublin and will have talks with Polish leaders.
She will also be guest of honour at a reception hosted by the Irish community in Warsaw.
On Thursday, the President will visit Slovakia for talks with Government leaders before returning to Ireland on Friday.