Biden's Ancestral Home in West of Ireland Celebrates Election Victory

Celebrations of Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election were held in Joe Biden’s ancestral hometown of Ballina in County Mayo, in the West of Ireland, on Saturday, November 7.

The celebration was reportedly kicked off by Biden’s distant cousins.

Biden’s great-great-great grandfather Edward Blewitt was born in Ballina and left for Scranton, Pennsylvania, just after the potato famine. Credit: Cllr. Mark Duffy via Storyful