This May 2007 article describes how "Barack Obama's ancestry has been traced back to a shoemaker in a small Irish village. ... A Church of Ireland rector scoured files from the church ... dating to the late 1700s. He confirmed that Obama descended from Moneygall, County Offaly." Also includes a list of Obama's probable ethnic roots, which include Native American, Kenyan, English, Scottish, and Irish. From the Chicago Sun-Times.