Updated: 10/11/16 : 07:24:28
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Taoiseach confirms Patrick's Day at White House

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has spoken with US President Elect Donald Trump.

The Taoiseach held a ten minute phone call with Mr Trump last night, with both men committing to working for the mutual benefit of the two countries.

They also confirmed that the long standing tradition of the Taoiseach visiting the White House on St Patrick's Day will continue.

Meanwhile protests have been taking place overnight in the US after the shock election of Donald Trump.

Demonstrators have been chanting and holding up banners saying 'Not Our President'.