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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Friday 22 January, 2016

Championship changes? No We Can’t – Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA

TV3′s Tommy Martin believes the organisation is at a crossroads as the divide grows between grassroots and the elite level.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama’s pet dogs Fdotus

Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama’s pet dogs

The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.

# barack-obama - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns Imaginary Fiction This post contains videos

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

# barack-obama - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence … Trump, not so much Mass Shootings This post contains videos

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence … Trump, not so much

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# barack-obama - Saturday 2 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim US Politics

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# barack-obama - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey The Apes Of Wrath

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

# barack-obama - Monday 7 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The accused ’9/11 Five’ remain in Guantanamo and probably won’t ever get a real trial Al Qaeda

The accused ’9/11 Five’ remain in Guantanamo and probably won’t ever get a real trial

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

From TheJournal.ie “This was an act of terrorism”: Obama in rare Oval Office address Poisoned Minds This post contains videos

“This was an act of terrorism”: Obama in rare Oval Office address

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# barack-obama - Monday 30 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bataclan tributes: ‘Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness’ Paris

Bataclan tributes: ‘Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness’

World leaders are flocking to the scene of floral tributes left outside the Bataclan.

# barack-obama - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence God Bless America This post contains videos

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence

It’s not the first time it’s happened in recent times.

# barack-obama - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests Hot N Cold

One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests

Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we learned from Barack Obama’s interview with GQ Life In The White House

9 things we learned from Barack Obama’s interview with GQ

The US President says he’s quit smoking

# barack-obama - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of ‘playing like a girl’ Play Like A Girl

Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of ‘playing like a girl’

And inspired the slickest Vine ever.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie He’s out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president Not Happening

He’s out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president

The US vice president has decided not to challenge Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House Smiles All Around

Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House

The Texas teenager was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama crashed this couple’s wedding and hugged the bride Legend

# barack-obama - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No one wants to buy the Obamas’ former holiday home Martha's Vineyard

No one wants to buy the Obamas’ former holiday home

The mansion’s multi-million dollar price tag has already been chopped.

# barack-obama - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about ‘real black President’ The Divide

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about ‘real black President’

It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).

# barack-obama - Friday 2 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three people killed in separate US shooting Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# barack-obama - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump: I’ll send all Syrian refugees back Backtracking

Donald Trump: I’ll send all Syrian refugees back

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US ‘gravely concerned’ as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State Syria

US ‘gravely concerned’ as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

# barack-obama - Sunday 27 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie When Francis met Barack: Here’s what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit US Visit

When Francis met Barack: Here’s what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit

Washington is pulling out all the stops for the historic visit.

# barack-obama - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo HONY

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo HONY

Barack Obama left a lovely comment on this heartwarming Humans of New York photo

It’s a story involving a man, his son, and a load of apricots.

From TheJournal.ie Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change? Refreshing

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?

The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.

# barack-obama - Monday 31 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump? Republican Wars

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Ben Carson is neck-and-neck with Trump in the latest poll.

# barack-obama - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government’s ‘certificate of Irishness’ is being scrapped due to lack of interest Dead Cert

The government’s ‘certificate of Irishness’ is being scrapped due to lack of interest

Only 179 of the things were sold this year.

# barack-obama - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music Dj Commander-in-chief

Barack Obama has been showing off his taste in music

There is a bit of Irish representation on the list.

# barack-obama - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Monday.

# barack-obama - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama’s visit Kenya Believe It

# barack-obama - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘My name belonged and so I belonged’ – Barack Obama is about to return to his ‘homeland’ Kenya

‘My name belonged and so I belonged’ – Barack Obama is about to return to his ‘homeland’

The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama dealt a deft side-swipe to Trump during his final ‘Daily Show’ Later Jon

Barack Obama dealt a deft side-swipe to Trump during his final ‘Daily Show’

Obama also threatened to issue an “executive order” to stop the host from leaving.

# barack-obama - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at funeral for Charleston church leader Charleston Shooting

WATCH: Obama sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at funeral for Charleston church leader

He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”

# barack-obama - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler “You’re in my house” No No No No

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler “You’re in my house”

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

# barack-obama - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism Straight Talking This post contains videos

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama Oops

Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# barack-obama - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans Islamic State

Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans

Obama has approved the deployment of 450 more US military trainers to Iraq.

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