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Speakers Lunch Capitol Hill Washington. US president Donald Trump delivers his speech. Picture; Gerry Mooney

Speakers Lunch Capitol Hill Washington. US president Donald Trump delivers his speech. Picture; Gerry Mooney

Speakers Lunch Capitol Hill Washington. Speaker Paul Ryan, US president Donal Trump, Congressman Peter King and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Picture; Gerry Mooney

Speakers Lunch Capitol Hill Washington. Speaker Paul Ryan, US president Donal Trump, Congressman Peter King and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Picture; Gerry Mooney

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with US President Donald Trump at the White House

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with US President Donald Trump at the White House

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

Enda Kenny meets with President Trump for the first time (Photo: Gerry Mooney)

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Speakers Lunch Capitol Hill Washington. US president Donald Trump delivers his speech. Picture; Gerry Mooney

US President Donald Trump has tweeted a two-minute long video of St Patrick's Day celebrations in Washington - complete with accompanying bagpipe music.

The US leader, who is famed for his tweets, included pictures from various events today alongside the message:

"An honor to welcome the Taoiseach of Ireland, @EndaKennyTD to the @WhiteHouse today with @VP Pence".

The short video includes stills and video footage from a series of events in the US today.

Earlier he met with Taoiseach Enda Kenny for the first time on the steps of the White House, where he confirmed that he will visit Ireland during his presidency.

The pair then held a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office before departing for the Speakers' Lunch on Capitol Hill hosted by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

Mr Trump donned a green tie to mark the occasion and commentators have remarked that he toned down his usual dominant handshake for the meeting.

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