Obama arrives in Ireland
May 23rd, 2011
08:05 AM ET
11 years ago

Obama arrives in Ireland

Dublin, Ireland (CNN) - President Barack Obama met with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in Ireland on Monday on the first stop of a six-day, four-country European tour.

Obama praised Ireland for its work on issues of peace, security and human rights. In a meeting with Kenny, Obama cited Ireland's contribution in particular to an agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland.


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  1. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Wait till Fox reports that when the President waves to the crowd with his left hand, while shaking hands is a Muslim signal. This means the idiots who watch Fox will be upset, and wet their pants.

    May 23, 2011 08:38 am at 8:38 am |
  2. Al-NY,NY

    ....and that the trip is costing a billion dollars a day

    May 23, 2011 09:00 am at 9:00 am |
  3. gt

    with all the problems on the mississippi. alabama and now joplin ... i think he needs to be at home helping americans...america first...

    May 23, 2011 09:26 am at 9:26 am |