The following three clips of Bill Clinton’s visit to Limerick in September 1998 are via George Lee‘s youtube channel. Approximately 40,000 people showed up to catch a glimpse of the President of the United States and his wife Hilary Clinton. Bill Clinton was granted the freedom of the city by t Mayor of Limerick, Joe Harrington. The couple arrived into Shannon airport on Air Force One and spent a night in Adare Manor. During their visit the President enjoyed a helicopter journey to Ballybunion golf course while his wife Hilary visited Clare.
The following clips include scenes from the crowd and period adverts from that year.