22 of America's presidents claim Irish Heritage.
General Richard Montgomery was America's first General to die in the American Revolution.
Three signers of the Declaration of Independence were born in Ireland. They were James Smith, George Taylor, and Matthew Thornton.
The White House was built with the help of Irish Immigrant labor and was designed by an Irishman.
Leinster House, the home of Irish government, is the building the White House was modeled after.
A statue of Turlough O'Carolan, a famous blind harpist, known for composing what would become the Star Spangled Banner.
John Barry, of Tacumshane, is known for being the Father of America's Navy.
Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan is an Irish-American astronaut and the first woman to perform a spacewalk.
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