First lady, daughters explore Irish ancestry in Dublin

June 17, 2013 8:45:53 PM PDT
First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha are expected to visit Berlin Tuesday for the second leg of their European tour.

On Monday, they explored their family's Irish roots during a visit to Dublin.

They went to the library at Trinity College to see birth records from President Obama's great- great- great grandfather who is from Moneygall, Ireland.

They also met with a distant cousin who gave them certificates of Irish ancestry.

He says the girls were amazed and excited that those certificates will help them prove their Irish ancestry to their friends.