Posts Tagged ‘st



20
Mar
13

Rise and Shine…..

PRESIDENT OBAMA IS WATCHING THE TOD CREW WITH AN EAGLE EYE……SO EVERYONE BEHAVE!!

Barack Obama, John Boehner

Vice President Biden will be holding down the fort… until President Obama gets back.

Italy U.S. Pope

BidenRome2

H/T  TODer @Arapaho415 https://twitter.com/arapaho415

BidenRome

Pope Francis meets Vice President Joe Biden and his sister, Valerie Biden Owens, after his installation Mass at the Vatican on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

CORRECTION Vatican Pope

 *****

PRESIDENT OBAMA CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AT THE WHITE HOUSE

WomensHistorymonth

http://wh.gov/sPD6

PBOwomens

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Women’s History Month reception in the East Room of the White House, March 18, 2013. Standing at right are First Lady Michelle Obama and Amanda McMillan, who introduced the President.

PBOwomens2

President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden welcome Cathy Russell to the stage after the President announced her nomination as Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues

***

Click here to see the rest of the post

19
Mar
13

Heads Up: The St Patrick’s Day reception at the White House (updated)

****

Taoiseach Kenny, President Obama and Rusty Sunbed depart the U.S. Capitol after the Friends of Ireland Luncheon, March 19

****

5:45 EST: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a St. Patrick’s Day reception

White House live * CBS * CNN

****

****

Irish Times: Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said US president Barack Obama has ’reaffirmed his intention’ to return to Ireland for a second official visit.

The two leaders held the traditional annual St Patrick’s Day meeting at the White House in Washington today.

Following a private meeting with the president afterwards, the Taoiseach said Mr Obama had accepted an invitation to visit Ireland again but was unable to say if he would do so during his second term as president.

More here

****

President Barack Obama, Taoiseach Enda Kenny of Ireland, and House Speaker Rusty Sunbed, R-Ohio, talk together during a St. Patrick’s Day lunch at the U.S. Capitol (Photo by Pete Souza)

19
Mar
13

Green Day

****

****

President Obama meets with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in the Oval Office, March 19

****

12:0: President Obama and PM Kenny attend a St. Patrick’s Day lunch

CNN have this listed for live streaming ….. but you know them, they’re more likely to show a car chase.

****

****

Back in a while!

17
Mar
13

Happy SPD – laugh it up.

??????????????????????????????????????????????????

obama_100days_60

sebelius-obama-nancy

obama_100days_67

pete6s

slide_4193_58661_large

slide_3831_54136_large

st_patricks_day_wallpaper1

**********

Chat away

17
Mar
13

They’re Irish and…They’re Wonderful!

pete6s

17
Mar
13

Rise and Shine: Happy St Patrick’s Day from Henry and Stephen

Henry Healy greets his eighth cousin, President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama, after their arrival in Moneygall, Ireland, May 23, 2011 (Photo: Pete Souza)

****

Whaddya mean it’s too early for a Rise and Shine?! It’s already St Patrick’s Day in Ireland! Catch up!

****

A St Patrick’s Day word from Henry Healy:

Happy St Patrick’s Day from the Ancestral Home of President Obama.

Hi everyone, I wanted to share my St Patrick’s Day greetings with you all.

When I think back to the visit of the president to Moneygall and the amazing journey I have had from visiting last St Patrick’s Day and attending the inauguration this year I am eternally grateful.

As I go to the White House on Tuesday I will be thinking of the great people and experiences I have had and all of you here at TOD have been part of it.

I hope that those of you with Irish Heritage have a fantastic St Patrick’s Day and those of you without Irish Heritage put on the green and join in and celebrate with us.

Henry

****

You can follow Henry on Twitter here

****

At The Dubliner bar, Washington DC, March 17, 2012

****

****

A St Patrick’s Day word from Canon Stephen Neill, the man who discovered President Obama’s Irish roots:

To all my friends at The Obama Diary, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy St. Patrick’s Day. We in Ireland are constantly amazed and encouraged by the warmth and hospitality extended to us as a nation by the people of the United States. President Obama has embraced this important relationship and the ongoing hospitality he affords to his Moneygall friends and relations is hugely appreciated. I had the privilege of a visit to the White House myself last month and was very grateful to members of the Obama administration who facilitated this for me at very short notice.

We in Moneygall are delighted that Henry Healy will once again be meeting the President at the official reception for St. Patrick’s day and look forward to perhaps another presidential visit to Moneygall during this second term of office. The visit in 2011 was a transformative experience for the people in this area and the fruits of that are still to be seen. It is a community that was energized and inspired by your President and the First Lady.

On this St. Patrick’s Day when people of all creeds and backgrounds in this land are united by a love of their country we pray that President Obama will find his Irish roots a source of blessing and inspiration as he too seeks to unite the people of the United States in that most important quest for the good and prosperity of all people. May God bless you all.

Canon Stephen Neill (Rector of Moneygall)

****

You can follow Stephen on Twitter here

****

Reverend Canon Stephen Neill shows President Barack Obama his Irish ancestral records at Ollie Hayes’s Pub in Moneygall, County Offaly, Ireland, May 23, 2011 (Photo: Pete Souza)

****

Endless thanks to Henry and Stephen for passing on their good wishes to everyone at TOD, they are two completely lovely gentlemen.

****

****

Some day soon, I hope, I’ll find sufficient words to thank LovelyPlains, UTAustinLiberal, Amk and LiberalLibrarian for all they’ve done this week, but for now I’m struggling. Seriously, I don’t even know where to begin. All I can say to them is, thank you so much – you’re just amazingly kind people, and between you, you’ve kept this place going in my absence. And a couple of them had never posted on a blog before, but set about teaching themselves how do it while I disappeared. Needless to say, they are all welcome to post here any time they wish, I’m honored to have them contribute here and it’s a way better place for it.

****

Embarrassingly, I still haven’t replied to a whole bunch of people who offered the kindest of words and/or offers to help with the blog – I am truly sorry, but I will try VERY hard to reply in the next day or two. Thank you, sincerely, for your support, it meant everything.

****

Will catch up with you all in the next day or two, love ya.




@BarackObama

@WhiteHouse

@FLOTUS

@blog44

@PeteSouza

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

@TheObamaDiary

@NerdyWonka

@DaRiverZkind

@Lib_Librarian

@amk4obama

@zizii2

Categories

Archives

Blog Stats

  • 27,815,194 hits
October 2014
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031