It is claimed that Obama's great-great-great-grandfather Falmouth Kearney, a shoemaker, was born in Ireland in 1831 before emigrating to America in 1850.
Yup... that would make Obama about 1/32 Irish, or thereabouts, and makes him a 32nd cousin to my wife, who is 100% Irish.
Of course, everybody is supposed to be everybody elses 32nd cousin already, or so we are told.
Speaking of my wife, she burst into gales of Irish laughter over the whole idea, stating that the only Irish who would ever vote for Obama - because of his claim to Irish ancestry - are the Irish cops in New York that have been in a labor Union for the last 100 years, and even then, they would only be following orders.
O’Leary, O’Reilly, O’Hare and O’Hara, there’s no-one as Irish as Barack Obama.
This 2008 song by the Corrigan Brothers sums up the Irish take on the visiting US President.
That's so upside down it's actually funny.
Just goes to show how far the Obama crowd will go to gather a few more votes in the upcoming election, but anyone who claims the American Irish(other than those order-following union idiots)are fans of Obama are blowing four leaf clovers out their Non-Irish butts.
Israel's Netanyahoo has a better change of getting votes from the Palestinians who have been living in those "refugee camps" for the past fifty years than Obama has of taking the Irish vote.