Saturday, March 18, 2017

Irish PM Tells Trump: ‘St Patrick Was an Immigrant’

With Donald Trump standing only a few feet away, Irish PM Enda Kenny identifies St Patrick with immigrants – ‘the patron saint of immigrants’ – at the annual St Patrick’s Day lunch in Washington on Thursday. Kenny quotes from Emma Lazarus’s The New Colossus, saying the Irish were ‘the wretched refuse on the teeming shore’

Read the Guardian article here