For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 11, 2004
President Bush to Welcome Irish PM Ahern to the White House
Statement by the Press Secretary
Visit by Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern
President Bush will welcome Irish Prime Minister Ahern to the White House on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2004. They will participate in the traditional "Shamrock Ceremony," marking the enormous contributions to America made by the Irish and the continuing warm relations between our two countries. The President and the Taoiseach will meet in the Oval Office after the ceremony.
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