Between a shamrock and a hard place

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US president Donald Trump receives the traditional bowl of shamrock from Taoiseach Enda Kenny Picture: Getty

Ireland’s relationship with the US transcends the personalities and policies of their respective leaders

‘Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” Abraham Lincoln once asked when he was accused of cosying up to some rather unsavoury characters from the Confederate end of the country.

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