|From left, the Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, and the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny|
This afternoon in Dublin, Ireland, Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, gave an official Giro d'Italia Maglia Rosa jersey to the Republic of Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny as a gift.
After the official press conference that followed the meeting between the two Prime Ministers, symbolizing the friendship between the two countries and honoring the Grande Partenza of the Giro d'Italia, 2014 that takes place on 9 May in Belfast, with the third and final Irish stage of event taking place on 12 May in Dublin, the symbol of the leader of the Corsa Rosa was presented.
The group of people officially representing the Giro d’Italia at the event included Andrea Monti, Editor of La Gazzetta dello Sport; Mauro Vegni, Giro d'Italia Director of Operations; Carlo Rossanigo, RCS MediaGroup Communication Director; Francesco Moser, the Italian cycling legend; and Darach McQuaid, member of the Irish Organizing Committee.
Photo credit: LaPresse
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