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Obama sees Ryanair deal as good example of growing Irish trade

President Barack Obama said greater trade with Ireland, illustrated by Ryanair’s agreement to buy 175 Boeing jets, will help drive growth in US jobs.

19th March, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Obama, St Patrick's Day 2011.

President Barack Obama said greater trade with Ireland, illustrated by Ryanair’s agreement to buy 175 Boeing jets, will help drive growth in US jobs.

“This will be a major topic of discussion,” Obama said as he welcomed Taoiseach Enda Kenny for a belated St Patrick’s Day celebration at the White House.

Boeing and Ryanair earlier today announced the deal for the 737 passenger aircraft worth $15.6 million.

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