This a great step forward toward what we've all been hoping will happen. The doors have been opened and discussions are underway. Finally the unique Irish American relationship is being recognised and the visa issue as a whole is being discussed.
It seems that our new Toaiseach is holding true to his word of holding "visas and immigration' as priorities during his time in office.
To read the recent article in the Irish Times : http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2008/0919/1221773888183.html