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#G8 summit

# g8-summit - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly

Jun 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 61 Views 5 Comments

Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.

# g8-summit - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Poll: Do you think we went over-the-top when the Obamas came to town?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think we went over-the-top when the Obamas came to town?

Jun 22nd 2013, 11:10 AM 14,331 Views 150 Comments

Many welcomed the Obama ladies, believing that their visit benefited Irish tourism, while others criticised the govenment’s handling of the visit saying it made us look foolish.

# g8-summit - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Jun 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 4,812 Views 23 Comments

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

G8 calls for urgent peace talks and a transitional government in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

G8 calls for urgent peace talks and a transitional government in Syria

Jun 18th 2013, 6:17 PM 3,183 Views 6 Comments

The G8 nations pledged almost €1.1 billion in humanitarian aid for refugees inside and outside Syria.

Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate
# G8
# G8

Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate

Jun 18th 2013, 4:08 PM 5,196 Views 34 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media as the G8 summit came to a conclusion in Lough Erne today.

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed
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# G8

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed

Jun 18th 2013, 2:20 PM 4,355 Views 8 Comments

G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit
# Pipe Bomb
# Pipe Bomb

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit

Jun 18th 2013, 2:17 PM 3,535 Views 15 Comments

The bomb was found just 80km north of Lough Erne in Enniskillen where world leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit.

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde
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# G8

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde

Jun 18th 2013, 12:59 PM 8,386 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution
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# G8

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution

Jun 18th 2013, 12:39 PM 2,481 Views 5 Comments

World leaders are attempting to hammer out a joint communique that is agreeable for Russia and the US who differ on the Syrian conflict.

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap
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# G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

Jun 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 12,477 Views 26 Comments

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process

Jun 18th 2013, 9:29 AM 3,284 Views 3 Comments

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.

Taoiseach: I can't say if G8 leaders will raise Ireland's tax regime
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Taoiseach: I can't say if G8 leaders will raise Ireland's tax regime

Jun 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,722 Views 16 Comments

Enda Kenny said recent criticism of Ireland’s tax regime did not come up in his discussions with G8 leaders yesterday.

Michelle Obama and daughters will tour Glendalough today
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# Obama

Michelle Obama and daughters will tour Glendalough today

Jun 18th 2013, 7:44 AM 9,864 Views 19 Comments

US First Lady Michelle Obama with her daughters are due to visit the Co Wicklow heritage site on the last day of their visit to Ireland.

# g8-summit - Monday 17 June, 2013

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers'
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# G8

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers'

Jun 17th 2013, 10:56 PM 17,423 Views 60 Comments

Enda Kenny insisted that Ireland was making positive progress on its EU/IMF bailout amid reports of a scathing assessment from the European Commission on certain reforms.

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland
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# G8

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland

Jun 17th 2013, 7:19 PM 8,019 Views 62 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.

Boyd Barrett: Armed gardaí are accompanying protesters to G8 Summit
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# G8 Summit

Boyd Barrett: Armed gardaí are accompanying protesters to G8 Summit

Jun 17th 2013, 4:32 PM 11,527 Views 126 Comments

The People Before Profits TD is travelling to Fermanagh to take part in demonstrations.

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'
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# G8

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'

Jun 17th 2013, 3:55 PM 6,198 Views 29 Comments

Following negotiations today, EU and US leaders have agreed to hold more negotiations on a massive trade deal.

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth
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# G8

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth

Jun 17th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,577 Views 6 Comments

World leaders hope to make significant progress on discussions about such a deal at the summit in Lough Erne today and tomorrow.

Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime
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# G8

Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime

Jun 17th 2013, 10:55 AM 5,001 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.

Google boss defends Ireland's corporate tax rate
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# Eric Schmidt

Google boss defends Ireland's corporate tax rate

Jun 17th 2013, 10:39 AM 8,613 Views 16 Comments

Eric Schmidt said governments see their own tax breaks as incentives while calling other countries “tax havens”.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
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# G8

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Jun 17th 2013, 9:25 AM 11,409 Views 19 Comments

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

'Protest is a good thing' say PSNI but Turkey unrest could mean smaller demos at G8
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# G8

'Protest is a good thing' say PSNI but Turkey unrest could mean smaller demos at G8

Jun 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,779 Views 1 Comment

The PSNI have said initial indications are that there will not be large numbers of protesters descending on the summit at Lough Erne today.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
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# G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

Jun 17th 2013, 6:50 AM 10,841 Views 12 Comments

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

# g8-summit - Sunday 16 June, 2013

PSNI on G8 drones: 'They actually look like big model aircraft'
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# G8

PSNI on G8 drones: 'They actually look like big model aircraft'

Jun 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 14,193 Views 28 Comments

The Police Service of Northern Ireland have said that not a single public order arrest has been made so far with the start of the G8 summit in Fermanagh less than 24 hours away.

Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place

Jun 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 29 Views 24 Comments

As world leaders prepare to meet, the reality of three billion people – 40 per cent of the world’s population – living in extreme poverty will cast a shadow over their photocalls, writes Justin Kilcullen.

# g8-summit - Friday 14 June, 2013

8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game
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8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game

Jun 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,420 Views 3 Comments

The sides clash in the Ulster senior championship in Enniskillen on Sunday with the G8 summit taking place in the county on Monday and Tuesday.

# g8-summit - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law
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# G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Jun 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 16,548 Views 73 Comments

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

# g8-summit - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early
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# G8

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

Jun 11th 2013, 6:32 PM 15,126 Views 46 Comments

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

# g8-summit - Monday 10 June, 2013

To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit
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# G8

To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit

Jun 10th 2013, 5:36 PM 9,397 Views 35 Comments

The restrictions will last from Sunday, 16 until Tuesday, 18 June.

# g8-summit - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh
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# G8

900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh

Jun 5th 2013, 4:04 PM 10,475 Views 74 Comments

World leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin will attend the summit next month.

# g8-summit - Monday 3 June, 2013

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
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# Predict A Riot

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,974 Views 20 Comments

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

# g8-summit - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats
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# G8 Summit

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

May 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 15,286 Views 82 Comments

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

# g8-summit - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London
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# G8

Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London

Apr 11th 2013, 9:03 AM 2,576 Views 6 Comments

Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.

# g8-summit - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Ireland's reputation is on the increase, so say G8 countries - survey
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# Reputation

Ireland's reputation is on the increase, so say G8 countries - survey

Sep 6th 2012, 4:00 PM 7,987 Views 50 Comments

Ireland’s global reputation has increased, according to 36,000 respondants from eight of the world’s largest economies.

# g8-summit - Sunday 20 May, 2012

End of G8 summit: Obama talks of 'emerging consensus' on economic fix
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# G8

End of G8 summit: Obama talks of 'emerging consensus' on economic fix

May 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 2,557 Views 21 Comments

The US President spoke of an emerging consensus to promote growth and job creation , while the German Chancellor added that austerity was still on the agenda.

# g8-summit - Friday 18 May, 2012

Obama to meet Hollande before G8 summit
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# G8 Summit

Obama to meet Hollande before G8 summit

May 18th 2012, 8:16 AM 736 Views 3 Comments

The new French president is set to visit the White House today.

# g8-summit - Friday 27 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

May 27th 2011, 8:24 AM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.