Barack Obama Given Irish Ancestry Certificate

Posted by admin on Mar 22, 2012

US President Barack Obama hosted a party at the White House on Tuesday night at which Taoiseach Enda Kenny gave him a certificate of Irish ancestry. The certificate was awarded for President Obama’s links to Moneygall, County Offaly.

He also received a large bowl of shamrock from Enda Kenny. The Taoiseach concludes his five-day visit to the United States today. President Obama thanked Mr Kenny for the gifts and spoke fondly of his visit to Ireland last May.

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