Trump's favorite Irish proverb is neither Irish nor a proverb

On Thursday, the eve of Saint Patrick's Day, Donald Trump met with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

The president decided that he would share his favorite Irish proverb with the crowd:

However, social media users noticed something flawed about the quote -- it's neither Irish nor a proverb.

It's actually a poem written by Albashir Adam Alhassan, a Nigerian man in his thirties.

See what Twitter had to say about the mix-up: