Obama celebrates Irish roots, reaffirms ‘bonds of affection’

May 23, 2011 at 7:42 am in West Central Tribune

DUBLIN (AP) Beaming before an exultant sea of people, President Barack Obama on Monday reveled in his distant Irish ancestry, offering spirited thanks from tens of millions of Americans who trace their own connections to Ireland. With his wife, Michelle, at his side, the president said: “We feel very much at home.”
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