The White House has named Missouri's Kevin F. O'Malley as its choice to be next U.S. Ambassador to Ireland.
A release from the White House Press Office on June 5th stated: “Kevin F. O’Malley, of Missouri, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Ireland.”
O’Malley is an attorney who has been a law professor at both Washington University and St. Louis University.
He formerly served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and a Special Attorney in Organized Crime and Racketeering in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Mr O’Malley, whose grandfather came from Co Mayo, is married with one son.
President Obama said in reference to O’Malley and two other appointees: “I am proud to nominate such impressive men and women to these important roles, and I am grateful they have agreed to lend their considerable talents to this Administration. I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”
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