14 Apr 2023

President Biden wraps up four-day trip to Ireland

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

President Biden is wrapping up his four-day trip to the island of Ireland with a bit of family history – visiting a cathedral built with the bricks that his great, great, great grandfather sold to fund his voyage to America.

Mr Biden has repeatedly boasted of his Irish heritage this week, describing it like “coming ‘home”.

But why is Ireland so revered by Americans?

Warning – this report contains some strong language.