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From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Obama to hold public event at Dublin's College Green Obama Visit

Confirmed: Obama to hold public event at Dublin's College Green

The President and First Lady will join Enda Kenny at a free-entry public event next Monday, the government confirms.

From TheJournal.ie Bono backs ballot on billion-bucks bailout Bono

Bono backs ballot on billion-bucks bailout

The U2 frontman says the Irish should be given a vote on the EU-IMF package – and complains about being snubbed by Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to hold an outdoor rally at College Green Obama Visit

Obama to hold an outdoor rally at College Green

Plans for the visit of the US President are beginning to take shape – he’s expected to speak for 15 or 20 minutes to a crowd at College Green on Monday evening.

Jed we can: Twins to perform for Obama... if they win on Saturday Jedward This post contains videos

Jed we can: Twins to perform for Obama... if they win on Saturday

The Sun says a victorious Jedward would be booked to entertain President Obama – as the bookies slash the odds on an Irish win.

From TheJournal.ie 'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats Security Alert

'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats

While Islam convert is being held in security operation around US presidential visit, file going to the DPP on another man suspected of photographing Garden of Remembrance ‘with intent’.

From TheJournal.ie Obama operations Gardaí arrest man in relation to ‘threats to kill’ Arrest

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Major road closures and parking restrictions announced ahead of state visits Traffic

Major road closures and parking restrictions announced ahead of state visits

Gardaí announce traffic plan for visits by Queen Elizabeth and Barack Obama, with major restrictions for Dublin city centre and Kildare during the royal visit.

From TheJournal.ie US officials due in Dublin to finalise plans for Obama's visit Obama Visit

US officials due in Dublin to finalise plans for Obama's visit

Enda Kenny has confirmed that free tickets will be made available for the US President’s public address in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to address crowds on O'Connell Street Obama Visit This post contains a poll

Obama to address crowds on O'Connell Street

The US President is understood to be keen to speak at a public rally, and Ireland’s widest street is now the main focus. The event is planned for the evening of 23 May.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Photos emerge from the Osama compound – but none of the dead look like Osama; Obama to address crowds at O’Connell Street; and Matthew Elderfield gives bank boards their notice.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Taoiseach offers finder’s fee for job creation; Obama’s Croke Park gig is called off; Duck! A Potentially Hazardous Object heads for earth…sort of.

From TheJournal.ie No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit Obama Visit

No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit

Reports of the itinerary for President Obama’s visit show limited travel plans with little more than 24 hours in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Trim pipe bomb may have been protest at Queen's visit Royal Visit

Trim pipe bomb may have been protest at Queen's visit

Minsiter for Justice Alan Shatter says a pipe bomb thrown at the Duke of Wellington monument may have been a protest.

From TheJournal.ie Minister and wife claim tax breaks on 13-bed Moneygall mansion James Reilly

Minister and wife claim tax breaks on 13-bed Moneygall mansion

James Reilly and his wife receive tax breaks for the upkeep of their Offaly mansion by opening it for paid public entrance.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny 'can't offer cost' for Obama and Queen visits yet Visits

Kenny 'can't offer cost' for Obama and Queen visits yet

Enda Kenny tells the Dáil that he won’t be able to estimate the costs of the two visits until the arrangements are finalised.

From TheJournal.ie Moneygall to host street party for Obama absentees Barack O'Bama

Moneygall to host street party for Obama absentees

The first annual Moneygall Festival will soften the blow for those who can’t get tickets to the President’s homecoming.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Truck carrying explosive material crashes into shop in Moneygall Moneygall This post contains images

Truck carrying explosive material crashes into shop in Moneygall

Owner of shop also owns Barack Obama’s ancestral home – no-one was injured in the morning accident.

From TheJournal.ie Entry to Croker for Obama rally could be free Free Speech

Entry to Croker for Obama rally could be free

The rally being planned at Croke Park to mark Barack Obama’s rally will probably be ticket-only – but tickets will be free.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.