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Irish element to Presidental inauguration as Obamas Irish cousin visits

After a successful re-election during the summer, president Obama looks set to kick off his second term as 57th president of the United States in style with a major inauguration celebration taking place today. Amidst the officialdom and all the … Continue reading

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Guinness tastes better in Ireland – Barack Obama

Irish people often mused when tasting the national drink overseas that it “doesn’t travel well”, referring to the fact that Guinness never seems to taste as good anywhere else as it does when at home in Ireland. Yesterday in Moneygall, … Continue reading

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Obama, he’s Irish don’t you know!

On the 23rd of May this year the Chicago Sun-Times reported that Barak Obama can trace his ancestry back to a small Irish village. Further investigation revealed that the apparent location of these roots is the small village of Moneygall, … Continue reading

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