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#Obama in Ireland

# obama-in-ireland - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs
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# Moneygall

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs

Jan 26th 2013, 3:30 PM 15,167 Views 59 Comments

The owners of Supermacs have announced plans for a €6 million plaza at the ancestral home of the US President.

# obama-in-ireland - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year
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# Barack O'Bama

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year

Nov 12th 2012, 3:10 PM 6,382 Views 19 Comments

Seán Ó hArgáin has congratulated the US President on a second term and wants him to come to Kilkenny if he makes another trip to Ireland.

# obama-in-ireland - Friday 30 December, 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011
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# Review 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

Dec 30th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,281 Views 2 Comments

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

# obama-in-ireland - Saturday 28 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 28th 2011, 7:40 PM 902 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Bruton rules out presidential bid; the other Bruton comes under fire; Kenny gives Obama some Irish tips; Amnesty turns 50; and Manchester United players try their hand at acting…

"I finished the pint, so if anybody asks!" - a behind the scenes look at Obama's Ireland visit
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# Obama In Ireland

"I finished the pint, so if anybody asks!" - a behind the scenes look at Obama's Ireland visit

May 28th 2011, 6:05 PM 1,960 Views 0 Comments

Watch how Enda Kenny praises Michelle Obama’s “lovely” writing, Obama sinks his pint and practices his cúpla focal prior to his rousing speech on College Green.

# obama-in-ireland - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

What was Obama thinking when his car got stuck?
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From The Daily Edge
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What was Obama thinking when his car got stuck?

May 25th 2011, 7:47 AM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

David Letterman thinks he knows what Barack Obama was thinking as ‘The Beast’ became stuck on a high ramp.

# obama-in-ireland - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits
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# Visits

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits

May 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 823 Views 0 Comments

Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.

Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit
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# IS FÉIDIR LINN

Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit

May 24th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,697 Views 0 Comments

Barack Obama and his wife arrived in London last night, leaving behind a country that fell in love with them in a matter of hours. He begins a three-day state visit to the UK today where he will meet Queen Elizabeth, fresh from her own Irish trip.

# obama-in-ireland - Monday 23 May, 2011

#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit
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#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit

May 23rd 2011, 7:20 PM 2,004 Views 0 Comments

Our selection of today’s top tweets on Barack and Michelle Obama’s historic visit.

“Are you ready for one Mr. President?” – Barack Obama has a pint with his relatives in Moneygall
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# Obama

“Are you ready for one Mr. President?” – Barack Obama has a pint with his relatives in Moneygall

May 23rd 2011, 4:35 PM 1,746 Views 0 Comments

As the US president heads back to Dublin for the rally at College Green, Moneygall residents pour into Ollie Hayes’ pub to celebrate Obama’s visit, which included a lengthy walkabout, some family photos, and a pint of the black stuff.

On a journey to find 'his inner Irishman' - how the US media is reporting Obama's visit
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# Obama

On a journey to find 'his inner Irishman' - how the US media is reporting Obama's visit

May 23rd 2011, 3:28 PM 858 Views 0 Comments

The US president has come to our shores to engage in a custom well-known to his predecessors, according to the US media that have accompanied him on his Ireland visit.

Obama heads to the US embassy for lunch, but what's on the menu?
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From The Daily Edge
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Obama heads to the US embassy for lunch, but what's on the menu?

May 23rd 2011, 12:57 PM 995 Views 0 Comments

The president and his wife are headed to Ballsbridge for a private meal. Will it be bacon and cabbage, or crisps and red lemonade on the menu?

Kenny tells Obama: Bring your golf clubs next time
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# Obama

Kenny tells Obama: Bring your golf clubs next time

May 23rd 2011, 12:27 PM 713 Views 0 Comments

The bailout, Northern Ireland, the Queen’s visit, the Republic’s role in the world, and golf were among the topics discussed by president Barack Obama and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Farmleigh house this morning.

Obama arrives at Farmleigh house to meet with Taoiseach and Tánaiste
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# Obama

Obama arrives at Farmleigh house to meet with Taoiseach and Tánaiste

May 23rd 2011, 11:17 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

The US president has arrived at Farmleigh house for an official bilateral meeting with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste.

Obama says the "sun's coming out" as he meets with President McAleese at the Áras
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# Obama

Obama says the "sun's coming out" as he meets with President McAleese at the Áras

May 23rd 2011, 11:04 AM 1,725 Views 0 Comments

Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle have now departed Áras an Uachtaráin after meeting with president Mary McAleese and her husband this morning.

Wheels down: Obama arrives for 24-hour flying visit
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# Obama

Wheels down: Obama arrives for 24-hour flying visit

May 23rd 2011, 9:49 AM 901 Views 0 Comments

Air Force One touches down at 9:28am, carrying Barack and Michelle Obama to Ireland ahead of a trip to the Áras.

# obama-in-ireland - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Final preparations for Obama arrival which could help Ireland's bailout cause
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# Obama In Ireland

Final preparations for Obama arrival which could help Ireland's bailout cause

May 22nd 2011, 9:51 AM 532 Views 0 Comments

With a day to go before Barack Obama touches down in Dublin, one newspaper speculates that he could even help Ireland’s campaign for a cut on its bailout interest rate but others aren’t so impressed by the arrival of the US president.

# obama-in-ireland - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 21st 2011, 8:08 PM 2,144 Views 0 Comments

The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.

Gallery: Dublin's College Green prepares for Obama rally
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# Obama In Ireland

Gallery: Dublin's College Green prepares for Obama rally

May 21st 2011, 2:01 PM 857 Views 0 Comments

Construction workers are beginning to erect a stage on College Green ahead of Monday’s public rally at which the president of the United States will speak.

Stars to turnout for Obama rally as preparations underway for president's 'personal journey'
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# Obama In Ireland

Stars to turnout for Obama rally as preparations underway for president's 'personal journey'

May 21st 2011, 10:04 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

Westlife, Imelda May, and Jedward are among the acts set to appear at the public rally being held in Dublin on Monday evening as preparations are well underway for the arrival of the US president.

# obama-in-ireland - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Dissident republicans 'attempted to acquire rocket launchers and missiles' ahead of Queen's visit
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# Queen's Visit

Dissident republicans 'attempted to acquire rocket launchers and missiles' ahead of Queen's visit

May 14th 2011, 2:12 PM 2,709 Views 0 Comments

The developments will mean that, controversially, British police protection officers will carry firearms on the streets of Dublin next week, according to The Times newspaper.

# obama-in-ireland - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Obama operations Gardaí arrest man in relation to ‘threats to kill’
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# Arrest

Obama operations Gardaí arrest man in relation to ‘threats to kill’

May 12th 2011, 9:10 PM 2,792 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested by Gardaí investigating threats to kill or cause harm. Separately three men linked to dissident republicanism were arrested in connection with next week’s visit of the Queen and will appear in court tomorrow.

# obama-in-ireland - Saturday 16 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
Live Apr 16th 2011, 9:00 AM

The 9 at 9: Saturday

# obama-in-ireland - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Obama's Ireland visit could include Croke Park rally
Live Apr 10th 2011, 9:08 AM

Obama's Ireland visit could include Croke Park rally

The 9 at 9: Sunday
Live Apr 10th 2011, 8:42 AM

The 9 at 9: Sunday

# obama-in-ireland - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours
# Obama Mini-break
# Obama Mini-break

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours

Mar 30th 2011, 9:23 AM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

Initial reports from the White House show that President Obama is planning a very, very short stay in Ireland