Monday, May 23, 2011

Musings: The O'Bamas in Ireland

Photo: Aidan Crawley/Getty Images via Mrs. O
The President and First lady kicked of their European visit in Moneygall, Ireland today. This tiny hamlet was the home of Obama's great-great-great grandfather who emigrated to the U.S. in 1850.  Barack had a pint of Guinness at the local pub, Michelle, always the lady, had a half pint. Read the New York Times article about his visit and watch a video clip of his speech to an ecstatic Irish crowd. He even says 'Yes We Can' in Gaelic! 
Photo: Doug Mills/NYT
Michelle wore a Marc Jacobs silk dress with a bold geometric print from his Spring 2011 collection, bright flats, and added a light trench for practicality. The Obamas cut their stay in Dublin short, taking a quick flight to London as to not risk any delays from that trouble-making Icelandic volcano.

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