The First Lady ~ Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton
The First Lady, Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton stayed at Glenlo Abbey Hotel in Galway on the 11th & 12th of May 1999, following an invitation to Galway from Dr. P.F. Fottrell, President of the National University of Ireland – Galway.
During her visit, Mrs. Clinton received an Honorary Doctorate in Law from the University and was made a Freeman of the City of Galway, an honour previously bestowed on former Presidents – John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel was the choice of The White House for The First Lady’s Visit to the West of Ireland.
Certificate of Appreciation from the White House
Mr John Bourke greeting the First Lady
A Celtic Wishing Tree sculpted by Brendan Patten, presented to Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton by The Bourke Family, 12th May, 1999.
The First Lady meets and talks with the staff of the hotel