Monday 24 October 2016

Enda wants round of golf with Obama


Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said President Barack Obama is keen to visit Ireland to play some golf.

"I've spoken to the president on a number of occasions and to the vice-president (Joe Biden), I know they're anxious to come to swing the clubs, and the invitation is wide open.

"That would be a good three-ball, wouldn't it?" joked Mr Kenny (inset).

"Yes, I'd love to see the president or the vice-president being able to come to Ireland, obviously there are protocols and official things that must be gone through."

A report yesterday suggested that Mr Obama will travel to Ireland for St Patrick's Day next year.

A White House spokesperson didn't deny the prospect of another visit but said: "We have no additional presidential travel to announce this time."

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