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# the craic
Did you catch these Obama-related things that happened today?
Yawning, colouring in and Mexican waves.

1. Obama said he had big ears, just like his cousin Henry Healy

Obama, and his ears (RTÉ)

Henry Healy, and HIS ears (Photocall Ireland)

2. Obama mentioned ‘The Craic’, and how much Irish people love ‘The Craic’


3. Sasha said she was going to stick it to her friends

According to Certificate of Irish Heritage Sasha Obama said she was “now able to prove that I am even more Irish than some of my friends” after being presented with a cert at TCD this morning.

via Certificate of Irish Heritage/Facebook

4. Obama inspired a Mexican wave before he’d even arrived at the Waterfront in Belfast

via @TheObamaDiary

Gerry Adams got in on it too:

via @GerryAdamsSF

5. Obama gave us all Leaving Cert palpitations…

… by quoting Heaney and Yeats.

6. The president made a balls of his colouring-in

via @TheObamaDiary

7. This guy yawning

It’s tough work waiting for a president, y’know?

8. Someone at CBS got a little confused about where the G8 is on

So, it’s in Sligo then…

How the Obama girls can get a REAL Irish holiday experience>

Dublin seagulls are maniacs on the dancefloor>

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