Ireland's prime minister attending St. Patrick's Day breakfast in South Boston
Add another politician to the guest list at the St. Patrick's Day breakfast slated for this Sunday: Ireland's prime minister, Enda Kenny.
The office of State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, the breakfast host, said Thursday that Kenny will be attending, and credited Breandán Ó Caollaí, the consul general of Ireland in Boston, for helping to set up the visit.
"I am honored that Taoiseach Kenny will join us for this year's breakfast," Dorcena Forry said in a statement. "I have had the pleasure of meeting the Taoiseach during his previous visits to Boston. His attendance at the breakfast is a wonderful affirmation of the deep bonds of friendship between Boston and Ireland."
The breakfast, a political roast that traditionally draws elected officials from around the state, will air on New England Cable News at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Dorcena Forry, who is married to Reporter editor Bill Forry, is hosting the breakfast for the first time.