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Obama May 23 week ahead: Ireland, England, France (G-8), Poland

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Schedule for the Week of May 23, 2011

On Monday, the President and the First Lady will arrive in Dublin, Ireland. The President and the First Lady will meet with President McAleese and Dr. McAleese of Ireland and later will meet with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Mrs. Kenny. Later, the President and the First Lady will travel to Moneygall, Ireland, which is the town in Ireland where the President's ancestors came from. In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will return to Dublin and the President will deliver remarks at a public event about the ties between the United States and Ireland. The President and the First Lady will spend the night in Dublin, Ireland.

On Tuesday, the President and the First Lady will travel to London, England. Following the arrival ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the President and the First Lady will have lunch with Her Majesty the Queen and the two U.S. and U.K. delegations. In the afternoon, the President will visit Westminster Abbey. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend a dinner at Buckingham Palace hosted by Her Majesty the Queen. The President and the First Lady will spend the night in London, England.

On Wednesday, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Cameron. Following the bilateral meeting, the President and the Prime Minister will attend an event hosted by Mrs. Cameron and the First Lady to honor military families, U.S. and U.K. service members and veterans. Following that event, the President and Prime Minister Cameron will hold a joint press conference. Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver an speech to the U.K. Parliament. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will reciprocate the hospitality of Her Majesty the Queen and hold a dinner in her honor at the residence of the American ambassador in London. The President and the First Lady will spend the night in London, England.

On Thursday, the President will travel from London, England to Deauville, France for the G-8 meetings. In Deauville, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Medvedev of Russia. The President will then participate in the G-8 working lunch and working sessions. The President will also hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Kan of Japan.

On Friday, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Sarkozy of France. The President will then participate in the G-8 working sessions. Later, the President will travel from Deauville, France to Warsaw, Poland. In the evening, the President and President Komorowski of Poland will host a dinner for the heads of state of Central and Eastern Europe.

On Saturday, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Komorowski of Poland. Later, the President and Prime Minister Tusk of Poland will hold a working lunch. Following the lunch, the President and Prime Minister Tusk will hold a joint press conference. Later, the President will depart for Washington, DC. The President will return to Washington, DC at night.

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This page contains a single entry by Lynn Sweet published on May 23, 2011 6:07 AM.

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