Henry Healy
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'Henry the eighth', Obama's Irish cousin

Henry Healy has described what it was like to welcome his cousin Barack Obama to his hometown of Moneygall.

The US president went to Moneygall in County Offaly on his state visit to Ireland, because his great, great, great grandfather came from the village.

Healy is the eighth cousin of Obama, and the president jokingly called him 'Henry the Eighth'.

  • 23 May 2011
  • From the section UK
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