The U.S. Secret Service will supply their own beer to a pub in Moneygall, County Offaly that U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to visit.

Security surrounding the president’s trip is so tight that he will he will not be permitted to drink any alcohol supplied by the local Ollie Hayes's Bar in his ancestral village, according to the Herald newspaper.

President Obama is due to to stop off in his ancestral home of Moneygall where his great-great-great grandfather hailed from.

It is expected the Obama will stop in the local bar for a traditional pint of Guinness.
Both President Clinton and President Reagan took a sip in Irish bars during their visits to Ireland. Clinton had Guinness in Cassidy’s Pub in Dublin while Reagan has Smithwicks, a local beer  in the Ronald Reagan pub in Ballyporeen in Tipperary.

Plans for underway in the tiny village for a festival to celebrate the historic occasion.


President Obama brewing his own beer for St.Patrick’s White House bash

Irish cousins Obama, Gates and Crowley meeting for a beer Thursday

Obama will have to pick his Irish pub to have Guinness in