Home Search The American Presidency Project
John Woolley and Gerhard Peters Home Data Documents Elections Media Links
 
• Public Papers of the Presidents
• State of the Union
Addresses & Messages
• Inaugural Addresses
• Farewell Addresses
• Weekly Addresses
• Fireside Chats
• News Conferences
• Executive Orders
• Proclamations
• Signing Statements
• Press Briefings
• Statements of
 Administration Policy
• Economic Report of the President
• Debates
• Convention Speeches
• Party Platforms
• 2016 Election Documents
• 2012 Election Documents
• 2008 Election Documents
• 2004 Election Documents
• 1996 Election Documents
• 1968 Election Documents
• 1960 Election Documents
• 2017 Transition
• 2009 Transition
• 2001 Transition
• White House Media Pool Reports
Data Index
Audio/Video Index
Election Index
Florida 2000
Presidential Libraries
Foreign Pool Report - Taoiseach
Richard Latendresse • TVA Nouvelles
March 16, 2017: 11:44 AM


Large delegations from both U.S. and Republic of Ireland for a pool spray that lasted a total of a minute and a half.

Everybody was sporting splashy green, except President Trump, whose tie was more blue-ish. From a distance anyway.

The Irish delegation was facing VP Pence, secretary Ross and Reince Priebus on their couch.

Ambassador Anne Anderson was closest to Taoiseach Enda Kenny; by her side were Martin Fraser, secretary-general of the Irish government and Mark Kennelly, the Taoiseach's Chief of Staff.

Behind a large pool of Irish and American media, other members of the Irish delegation:

- Reece Smyth, chargé d'affaires at the Irish Embassy,

- Michael Lonergan, Deputy Head of mission,

- John Callinan, Assistant Secretary, department of Taoiseach

- Paul O'Brien, special adviser to the Taoiseach.

It was Taoiseach Enda Kenny's 7th visit to the White House.

He made a few comments, but your foreign pooler was too far to hear anything clearly.



Home         
© 1999-2017 - Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley - The American Presidency Project ™
Locations of visitors to this page