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U.S. President Barack Obama greets local residents in Moneygall, Ireland, the ancestral homeland of his great-great-great grandfather, Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, reacts after he was presented with a hurley stick from Irish Prime Minister and Taoiseach Enda Kenny while in Farmleigh, Dublin Monday May 23, 2011. Obama said Monday that the U.S. and Ireland share a "blood link" that extends beyond strategic interests or foreign policy into the hearts of the millions of Irish Americans who still see a homeland here.(AP Photo, Pool)

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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)

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President Barack Obama, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, right, are greeted by Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny, second from right, and his wife Fionnuala Kenny as they arrive at Farmleigh House in Dublin, Ireland, Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama, is shown how to hold a hurling stick by Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny, in front of Farmleigh House in Dublin, Ireland, Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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U.S. President Barack Obama drinks Guinness beer as he meets with local residents at Ollie Hayes pub in Moneygall, Ireland, the ancestral homeland of his great-great-great grandfather, Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama (left) reacts after he was presented with a hurley stick from Irish Prime Minister and Taoiseach Enda Kenny while in Farmleigh, Dublin, on May 23, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet residents of Moneygall, Ireland, the ancestral homeland of his great-great-great-grandfather, on Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Irish President Mary McAleese (second from left) and her husband, Martin McAleese (second from right), welcome President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to Ireland at the presidential residence in Dublin on Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS A protester is stopped by police in a street in Dublin on Tuesday during a demonstration against the first-ever visit to Ireland of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen set foot on Irish soil at the start of a historic state visit that will herald a new era in relations between Britain and Ireland.

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Mounted police patrol near Parliament in London on Monday, May 16, 2011, after British police received a bomb threat from a dissident Irish republican group ahead of Queen Elizabeth II's sensitive trip to Ireland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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A trip to Ireland that might include visits to well-known spots such as the bridge over the River Liffey in Dublin is a more affordable option than it was during the Emerald Isle's Celtic Tiger economic boom. Savvy online shoppers can find below-market rates even in the heart of Dublin. (Associated Press)

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A trip to Ireland that might include visits to well-known spots such as Dublin's Temple Bar is a more affordable option than in the Emerald Isle's Celtic Tiger economic boom. With hotel speculators and banks in bankruptcy, more than 350 hotels now belong to the government and foreign banks, and savvy online shoppers can find below-market rates even in the heart of Dublin. (Associated Press)

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Bagpipers play Thursday as President Obama leaves a St. Patrick's Day lunch with (from the left) House Speaker John A. Boehner, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and Rep. Peter T. King. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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Bagpipers play Thursday as President Obama leaves a St. Patrick's Day lunch with (from the left) House Speaker John A. Boehner, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and Rep. Peter King. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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U2's Bono, novelist James Joyce and actor Liam Neeson are just some of the notable folks from Ireland. (Photos: Associated Press and The Washington Times)

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** File ** Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny addresses party members at the Burlington Hotel on Dublin on Feb. 26, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Election workers count votes cast for the Irish general election at the Royal Castlebar theatre center, Castlebar, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. The opposition Fine Gael party was poised to lead Ireland's next government, according to an exit poll released Saturday, as Ireland suffered a historic political upheaval after a real estate collapse brought the country to the edge of bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Emergency workers gather at the scene after a small commuter aircraft carrying 10 passengers and two crew crashed on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, as it tried to land in heavy fog at Cork Airport in Ireland. (AP Photo/Niall Carson, Press Association)

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Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen (right) and Irish President Mary McAleese (second from left) arrive at Aras an Uachtarain, the official residence of the Irish president, in Dublin on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, to sign a request for a Proclamation of Dissolution of the Irish parliament. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)