While President Obama attends the G8 Summit in Fermanagh, Michelle Obama and her two daughters will spend time in Dublin today and tomorrow where included in their schedule, is a trip to Trinity College where she will explore the archives documenting the Obamas’ family tree.
Mrs Obama has a lot to get through on her whirlwind visit. Her schedule was printed for all to view today:
8.35am: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to arrive in Belfast.
9.30am: Mrs Obama to introduce the president at the Belfast Waterfront Convention Centre.
11.25am: Mrs Obama to arrive at Dublin Airport.
12.25pm: Ms Obama to visit Trinity College Dublin where she will explore archives documenting the Obamas’ Irish ancestry.
4:30pm: A visit to the US embassy in Dublin where Mrs Obama will greet staff.
5pm: Ms Obama to enjoy a performance by the Riverdance company at the Gaiety Theatre. The wives of Irish President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny will also attend.
Tuesday: Mrs Obama to visit the Wicklow Mountains National Park.
Evening: President Obama and first lady due to leave for Berlin, Germany.