Saturday, May 21, 2011
Dublin Holds Outdoor Concert for Barack and Michelle Obama at College Green on Monday, May 23
The US Embassy in Dublin has announced that President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are taking part in a public event at College Green in Dublin on Monday, May 23, 2011.
President Obama will address the audience after an afternoon and evening of musical entertainment featuring Dublin rockabilly star Imelda May, traditional accordionist Sharon Shannon and others. Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is also attending.
Earlier that day, President and First Lady Obama are visiting Moneygall, County Offaly, home of the president's Irish ancestors who left there in 1850.
For more about President Obama's connections to the Irish-American community, visit IrishAmericansforObamaBiden.