Irish flags with stars and stripes. So the village of Carlingford is celebrating the victory of Joe Biden. Lots of bands and bagpipes animate the whole of Kandy, like Ballina, the ancestral home of the newly elected American president’s family. A great celebration and immense joy.
“There has already been a change in the tone of the language from the British government,” jokes Emma Coffey, a representative of the local government. “Within hours, congratulations from all over the world came in unison. This is a good result of the Good Friday Agreement, one of the most important developments in Northern Ireland’s peace process.
Andrea McKewitt, Lot County Councilor and Biden’s distant relative, is very optimistic about the new administration: “I think Biden understands and understands the importance of this agreement.
Exactly from Mayo Kandy, the ancestors of the newly elected president in the first half of the 1800s went to escape the Great Famine. In honor of the newly elected president, local television broadcast pictures of Biden’s grandfather’s hometown. A sign of gratitude and hope.