Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address both Houses of the Oireachtas next month.
President Zelenskyy has made speeches to major parliaments around the world - including the Bundestag in Berlin, Westminster in London and the US Congress.
He has accepted an invitation from the Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl to address both the Dáil and Seanad virtually on April 6th.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, has accepted an invitation from the Ceann Comhairle to address both Houses of the Oireachtas on the 6th April at 10am. #seeforyourself #Ukraine 🇺🇦 🇮🇪@ZelenskyyUa pic.twitter.com/KzSBC4MSHe
— Houses of the Oireachtas - Tithe an Oireachtais (@OireachtasNews) March 23, 2022
It is thought he will use the platform to highlight his country's plight during the Russian invasion.
Mr Zelenskyy will become the 22nd person to address both Houses since the foundation of the State.
Others include US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, French President François Mitterrand and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.