President Barack Obama, left, holds and swings a hurling stick as Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny, second from left, looks on he and first lady Michelle Obama leave Farmleigh House after after a visit in Dublin, Ireland, Monday, May 23, 2011. President Barack Obama opens a six-day European tour with a quick dash through Ireland, where he will celebrate his own Irish roots and look to give a boost to a nation grappling with the fallout from its financial collapse.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama, left, holds and swings a hurling stick as Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny, second from left, looks on he and first lady Michelle Obama leave Farmleigh House after after a visit in Dublin, Ireland, Monday, May 23, 2011. President Barack Obama opens a six-day European tour with a quick dash through Ireland, where he will celebrate his own Irish roots and look to give a boost to a nation grappling with the fallout from its financial collapse.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)