Monday, February 29, 2016

President Obama proclaims Irish-American Heritage Month, 2016

Read President Barack Obama's proclamation here.

It notes, in part:

"Hailing from the Emerald Isle, generations of Irishmen and women have helped shape the idea of America, overcoming hardship and strife through strength and sacrifice, faith and family.
With an undying belief that tomorrow always yields a brighter day, Irish Americans symbolize the perpetual optimism that defines our country, and they have long embodied the truth at the heart of our promise -- that no matter who you are or where you come from, in America, you can make it if you try."

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