Jeremy Corbyn to deliver Belfast lecture

Jeremy Corbyn is due to speak at Queen's University later this month. Picture by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn will be in Belfast later this month to deliver a public lecture at Queen's University.

The Islington North MP will speak on a variety of issues relevant to Northern Ireland, including Brexit.

His Thursday May 24 address will be followed by a question and answer session, hosted by Professor Richard English, the university's pro-vice-chancellor for internationalisation and engagement.

It is understood to be Mr Corbyn's first major speaking engagement in Northern Ireland.

The event in the Great Hall at Queen's begins at 11am and places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

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