Barack Obama leaves for Ireland on European tour
US President Barack Obama has departed the US as part of a European tour which will take him to Ireland, Britain, France and Poland.
President Obama and his wife Michelle are due to arrive in the Republic of Ireland on Monday morning. During his visit, Mr Obama will visit his ancestral home in the tiny village of Moneygall.
BBC Washington correspondent Jane O'Brien has more details.
23 May 2011
- From the section US & Canada