Menlo Park's connection to Ireland goes back over 150 years. Our city's name comes from the Oliver-McGlynn ranch, which was the first startup in this area.
We celebrate the Friendship Agreement with our sister city Galway, Ireland (where the brothers came from) that I signed with Mayor Conneely in 2013.
As Mayor in 2013, I delved deeper into the relationship between our two cities during an interview with Silicon Republic:
"There is a longstanding relationship with Galway, not only from the standpoint of cities, but universities, where NUI Galway has a longstanding relationship with Stanford University."
Read the full Silicon Republic article to learn more.