President Barack Obama has delivered a rousing speech to a massive outdoor gathering in Dublin, Ireland.
Obama told the gathering that he came in search of the Irish apostrophe that was lost from his name.
In a speech filled with tributes to the Irish contribution to America, Obama assured his audience that Ireland’s future was assured, invoking his campaign slogan, “yes we can”.
In an equally rousing speech, the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister), Enda Kenny, introduced Obama as not merely a man who had lived the American dream: “He is the American dream.”
- Click the PLAY button to listen to Kenny’s introduction: (8m)
- Listen to Obama’s speech: (24m)