It's no coincidence that US investment and trade rose with Kenny at the helm
The Taoiseach worked his magic on leaders as well as ordinary people, writes Kevin F O'Malley, the former US ambassador to Ireland
Think back six years, when Ireland was battling with the impact of the financial crisis and the darkness of the economic downturn. Since 2011, the United States has invested more in your country than it had in the previous 56 years. The United States was prepared to bet on Ireland when Ireland wasn't able to bet on herself.