'There's still no one as Irish as Barack Obama'

Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): President Obama is getting a special inauguration gift from Ireland - a song from the Corrigan Brothers declaring, "There's still no one as Irish as Barack Obama."

The group's first version went viral in 2008, earning millions of YouTube hits, an invitation to Obama's first inauguration and a mention from the US president himself during his trip to Ireland.

The Corrigans wrote an updated version for 2012, and Ger Corrigan told Politico that Obama's (very distant) Irish cousin Henry Healy will be attending the inauguration and plans to present a copy of the song to the president.

Included on the track is the snippet of Obama mentioning the band, so Corrigan decided to give the president a co-writer credit: "Words and Music-Corrigan Brothers and President Barack O'Bama." (ANI)


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