Ex-Ambassador Dan Rooney reveals Hillary Clinton and Irish government sometimes clashed
Also reveals he had to force President Obama into pub in Moneygall during Irish visit
The guard asked him to leave, and Rooney did
And the Ireland experience?
"I am really pleased. I know that I was away from the team and Pittsburgh. My time got busier. The first year I think I was at eight or nine games. I really didn't count. As time went on, [it became more difficult]. For instance two years ago, [Sept. 11, 2011], we were playing Baltimore. I couldn't get back. People said you had to get back. In fact, they even started talking about getting a private jet. I said I don't want to do that. So I just said I just can't make it.
"I had to make a speech. It was good. We had the Irish government there. We had a lot of ambassadors from other countries. Patricia read a poem called 'The Names' by a poet from the U.S., Billy Collins. She really did a fine job. What I am saying to you is I think we accomplished what we went there for, everybody did. They all said I did a great job.
"I was called upon to do a lot of things. We had receptions at the residence like you wouldn't believe. We always kept it going and kept things going. Patricia being involved in education, she got involved in a lot of educational things. And I went on and ran the mission. It was a big thing."
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