Lost tomb of President Obama’s Irish ancestor found in cathedral

Published on September 9th, 2009 | by Admin

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A lost tomb, containing one of President Obama’s Irish ancestors has been found in the Irish medieval city of Kilkenny.

After a painstaking search, film maker Gabriel Murray, who is in the process of making a documentary on Obama’s Irish roots, finally found “Obama’s Lost Tomb” inside the 13th century St. Canice’s Cathedral.

Murray, along with Cathedral assistant Frances Moore, used a centuries-old map to identify a hidden vault under the floor of St. Canice’s. They deciphered the Latin on the hundreds of tombs inside the vault, when they came across Bishop John Kearney’s resting place, number 19 on the map, just 20 yards from the main entrance.

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2 Responses to Lost tomb of President Obama’s Irish ancestor found in cathedral

  1. MamaMacabre says:

    I MUST have one of those buttons for St. Patrick’s Day.
    Any ideas where I could get one?

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