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Malachi goes from Donaghmore to Washington D.C

Malachi Cush with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams

Malachi Cush with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams

  • by SHEENA MCSTRAVICK
 

Donaghmore’s very own Malachi Cush celebrated St Patrick’s Day in style this year in none other than the White House in Washington DC and New York.

Malachi joined An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny on his annual trip to the United States to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in New York and Washington D.C.

Film crew from IRISH TV travelled across the Atlantic to capture the vibrant atmosphere and ambience from the St. Patrick’s Day parades in the USA. In a special St. Patrick’s Day programme, Irish TV presenter Malachi Cush reports from the festivities in New York City and Washington D.C.

The programme features exclusive coverage of An Taoiseach’s visit to the White House and his meeting with President Obama and also his meetings with Vice President Joe Biden. Malachi said: “It was a real privilege to travel alongside An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny and experience the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in New York and Washington D.C. It was an incredible experience to visit the White House and Capitol Hill.”

The special USA programme features exclusive interviews with the organisers and participants involved in the parades, including Hilary Beirne, Executive Secretary of the NYC St Patrick’s Day parade and Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York. Viewers can watch all the highlights from the New York and Washington D.C. parades on Thursday, March 27th on Sky 191, Freesat 400 and online on www.irishtv.ie at 9.00pm.

 
 
 

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