President Barack Obama Visitor Centre opens in Moneygall

Memories of US President Barack Obama’s trip to his ancestral home in Offaly came flooding back on July 4.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on hand for the opening of the ‘President Barack Obama Visitor Centre’ in Moneygall.

Situated off the M7 motorway, midway between Dublin and Limerick, the Barack Obama Plaza, a €7m development owned by Pat McDonagh.

Press play to see a slide-show of photos from the opening.