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Sunday, 10 December, 2000, 16:20 GMT
Clinton visit to Ireland and UK

BBC News Online brings you live coverage of President Clinton's visit to Ireland, Northern Ireland and England.

Click here on the day to watch coverage of the visit. Below is a provisional schedule of the events BBC News Online will be covering live.

Scroll down the page to watch a preview of the visit and reports from the president's previous visits to Ireland in 1995 and 1998.


Tuesday, 12 December


0755 GMT: Arrival at Dublin airport.

1025 GMT: Meeting with Irish President, Mary McAleese, at her official residence in Phoenix Park.

1120 GMT: Meeting with the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern.

1820 GMT: Presidential address at the Town Square in Dundalk.


Wednesday, 13 December


0900 GMT: President Clinton leaves Hilton Hotel, Belfast, for Stormont.

0945 GMT: Meeting on the steps of Parliament with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Mandelson, First Minister David Trimble and Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon.

1445 GMT: President Clinton speaks at the Odyssey Centre.


Thursday, 14th December

1140 GMT: Major foreign policy speech at the University of Warwick on new agenda for a new age, including debt relief and aids.


10 December 2000

Northern Ireland leaders visit the White House in September
Northern Ireland leaders visit the White House in September
Bill Clinton's preparations for his trip to Northern Ireland come at a time when the peace process is struggling and when sectarian murder has returned returns to the streets. The BBC's Tom Coulter is in Belfast.

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3 September 1998

President Clinton meets wellwishers in Belfast in 1998
President Clinton meets wellwishers in Belfast in 1998
President Clinton was hailed for his role in the peace process when he returned to Northern Ireland in 1998, as the BBC's Denis Murray reports.

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29 November 1995

Bill and Hillary Clinton arrive in Ireland in 1995
Bill and Hillary Clinton arrive in Ireland in 1995
There were strong hopes that the peace process would succeed when President Clinton went to Belfast in 1995. The BBC's Denis Murray was there.

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