The Irish like to say ‘it’s a long way from Newry’ — where my family comes from originally — ‘to Phoenix Park,’ where I now live and work as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland. But believe me, it’s a much, much longer way to Phoenix Park from the North Side of Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
  • Sidebar Title Dan Rooney
  • Sidebar Sub Title 30th United States Ambassador to Ireland
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    Pittsburgh Steelers, chairman emeritus (2009 – present)

    Pittsburgh Steelers, chairman (20032008)

    Pro Football Hall of Fame, inductee (2000)

    Pittsburgh Steelers, president (19752002)

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