Dan Rooney Resigns As Ambassador To Ireland

December 14, 2012
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Dan Rooney, the chairman and a co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, announced Friday he is resigning his post as United States Ambassador to Ireland.

Rooney was appointed by President Barack Obama on Saint Patrick’s Day, 2009.

Rooney, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall-of-Fame in 2000, supported and campaigned for Obama in the 2008 Presidential election.

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