Who Are My Ancestors
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Who Are My Ancestors

on

  • 1,061 views

Barack Obama finds his Irish roots. Have you Irish roots?

Barack Obama finds his Irish roots. Have you Irish roots?

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,061
Views on SlideShare
1,061
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Who Are My Ancestors Who Are My Ancestors Presentation Transcript

    • FOR ONE DAY IN MAY 2011 THIS PLACE IS GOING TO BE THE CENTRE OF ATTENTION
    • Moneygall is a small village in County Offaly, Ireland
    • Moneygall has a population of approximately 300 people It has a Roman Catholic church, five shops, a post office, a national school, a police station and… two pubs!
    • AND HERE IS THE REASON!
    • BARACK OBAMA IS COMING TO IRELAND TO LEARN SOME HISTORY
    • President Barack Obama's great-great-great grandfather, Falmoth Kearney, emigrated from Moneygall to New York City at the age of 19 in 1850 and eventually resettled in Tipton County, Indiana Kearney's father had been the village shoemaker, then a wealthy skilled trade
    • President Barack Obama will then be told about the history of his ancestors … the Irish part of his family tree up to Falmoth Kearney The start of the journey leading to…
    • His birthplace in Honolulu
    • WELCOME MR PRESIDENT THE WHOLE OF IRELAND LOOKS FORWARD TO YOUR VISIT
    • HAVE YOU IRISH ROOTS? MAKE A START FINDING OUT NOW AT WWW.WHOAREMYANCESTORS.NET