MONEYGALL, IRELAND — President Obama Monday visited the town of his ancestors, the tiny town of Moneygall, about 90 miles from Dublin, to learn more about his family heritage and to pursue a perfect pint.
“The first time I had Guinness is when I came to the Shannon airport. We were flying into Afghanistan and so stopped in Shannon,” the president said as he hoisted a pint of Guinness in a Moneygall pub. “It was the middle of the night. And I tried one of these and I realized it tastes so much better here than it does in the States. … What I realized was, is that you guys are — You’re keeping all the best stuff here!”….O’Bama white teeth and smile…read more