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#Barack Obama

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration Irish Abroad

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit We Ain't Kidding

'We need to stand up to Russia' - Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

From TheJournal.ie Emotional scenes as Joe Biden's son Beau is laid to rest RIP

Emotional scenes as Joe Biden's son Beau is laid to rest

“He did in 46 years what most of us couldn’t do in 146,” Barack Obama told mourners.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you Dubya V Barack

Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you

Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.

From TheJournal.ie A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter Holy Moo-trimony

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

The White House hasn’t responded.

12 of the quickest reactions to Barack Obama joining Twitter

Welcome to Twitter POTUS.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account - and he's pretty excited Oh Hai Potus

Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account - and he's pretty excited

Now he and Enda can swap messages more freely.

From TheJournal.ie The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record Review Time

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record

The United States is up for its four-year review.

From TheJournal.ie Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down Nobama This post contains videos

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down

“I think you’ve sort of covered everything about that question.”

Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his 'Anger Translator'

Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his 'Anger Translator'

The president was in top form at last night’s White House Correspondents’ dinner.

From TheJournal.ie Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned Equality

Leelah Alcorn's legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

The statement from Barack Obama comes after a petition inspired by Leelah Alcorn.

From TheJournal.ie 'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz Tea Party

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

From TheJournal.ie Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis is heading to the White House Oh Hi Obama

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama denied Enda's handshake and it was mortifying Awkward

WATCH: Obama denied Enda's handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

Obama denied Enda Kenny's handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment

Ground, please. Do us a solid and swallow us up.

From TheJournal.ie President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today St Patrick's Day

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto The Cook Of The Irish

Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto

It’ll all probably be destroyed though…

From TheJournal.ie Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking Cyberbullying This post contains videos

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it's heartbreaking

Incredibly sad and powerful.

From TheJournal.ie "I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief Joint Chief

"I'm not saying I'm any funnier. I'm saying weed is now legal" - Obama plays joker-in-chief

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself* Commander In Tweets

Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself*

*But they weren’t that mean.

From TheJournal.ie Enda will be the 'most popular man in the world' next week State Of The Nation

Enda will be the 'most popular man in the world' next week

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace Leaders' Questions

WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace

The Deputy struggled to understand the Taoiseach’s Irish, who refused to speak in English.

From TheJournal.ie White House placed on lock down as 'loud noise' heard Locked Down

White House placed on lock down as 'loud noise' heard

The security alert took place as reporters gathered to await President Barack Obama’s departure for Selma, Alabama.

From The42 Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick's Day in the White House Happy Days

Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick's Day in the White House

The announcement comes on the back of recent news confirming that Roche has signed with US side Houston Dash.

From TheJournal.ie US at War: "The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims" Terror

US at War: "The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims"

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

From TheJournal.ie Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance YOLO This post contains videos

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance

There’s obviously a selfie stick involved.