Biden celebrates St Patrick’s Day with Irish PM

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Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar painted the town green Friday, celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day — and touting Biden’s expected visit to Ireland and Northern Ireland for the anniversary of the Good Friday peace accords. The Taoiseach’s annual White House visit is a cherished tradition on the Irish national holiday. That has never been more true than under Biden, who frequently trumpets his family roots in Ireland and sprinkles quotes from Irish poems through his speeches. In front of a fire in the Oval Office, Biden, sporting a sprig of shamrock i…

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