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Statement from the Taoiseach on the death of Dan Rooney

 
I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dan Rooney. Dan was a personal friend of mine and the proudest Irish supporter of the Pittsburgh Steelers. 
During his time as American Ambassador to Ireland Dan visited every county in Ireland and his work brought both the United States and Ireland closer together.
Dan was a founding President of the Ireland Fund. He leaves a massive legacy which will benefit many people for the years to come. 
My deepest condolences go to his wife Patricia and his entire family at this time.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
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