Saturday 18 November 2017

Miriam Donohoe: We all know that First Lady Michelle is the real boss – and an icon of cool

Michelle Obama put her own flourishing legal career to one side to support her husband
Michelle Obama put her own flourishing legal career to one side to support her husband

Michelle Obama brightened up an otherwise dull, Irish summer's morning yesterday when she began a whirlwind two-day tour of Ireland accompanied by her young daughters Sasha and Malia.

The American First Lady sprinkled generous helpings of the Obama charisma around, lighting up rooms and impressing everyone she met with her energy, enthusiasm and warmth.

Mrs Obama has been a revelation since she arrived in the White House five years ago, managing to successfully juggle the roles of devoted mother and wife of the most powerful man in the world.

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