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# g8 - Friday 8 June, 2018

Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations
# Rich Club
# Rich Club

Trump calls for Russia to be let back into G7 club of nations

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 11,946 Views 56 Comments

Moscow was expelled from the rich nations club over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.

# g8 - Monday 8 June, 2015

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century
# Fossil Fuels
# Fossil Fuels

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century

Jun 8th 2015, 4:22 PM 8,174 Views 20 Comments

The agreement among world leaders sends a strong signal to the climate change conference in Paris later this year.

# g8 - Saturday 11 October, 2014

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort
# Sold
# Sold

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

Oct 11th 2014, 7:46 PM 22,425 Views 20 Comments

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

# g8 - Thursday 10 April, 2014

The Obama ladies' trip to Ireland cost $251,000
# Obamas In Ireland
# Obamas In Ireland

The Obama ladies' trip to Ireland cost $251,000

Apr 10th 2014, 8:44 AM 12,470 Views 18 Comments

Don’t worry though – the US paid for it.

# g8 - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

Mar 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 11,131 Views 139 Comments

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# g8 - Monday 3 March, 2014

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 7,112 Views 157 Comments

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# g8 - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality
# Cooling Off
# Cooling Off

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality

Aug 7th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,960 Views 157 Comments

Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit.

# g8 - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 23 Views 24 Comments

Speaking directly to the next generation of Northern Ireland, like Obama did, is what we need, says David McCann, who writes that it is the duty of younger people to get ready, take charge and drive the agenda forward.

# g8 - 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 - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
# Summit
# Summit

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'

Jun 19th 2013, 4:25 PM 3,408 Views 22 Comments

Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.

# g8 - 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 4,813 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.

Caption competition*: What are Christine and Enda laughing about?
# Gr8 Times At The G8
# Gr8 Times At The G8

Caption competition*: What are Christine and Enda laughing about?

Jun 18th 2013, 9:03 PM 10,655 Views 100 Comments

What do you reckon? Tell us in the comments. (*There’s no physical prize, but you’ll have our undying respect)

Obameron: David Cameron and Barack Obama's bromance continues at G8
# Get A Room
# Get A Room

Obameron: David Cameron and Barack Obama's bromance continues at G8

Jun 18th 2013, 8:15 PM 8,766 Views 16 Comments

Their love-in continues as they enjoy long walks, meetings, debates and dinners at this year’s G8 summit in Enniskillen.

The Evening Fix... now with added foreign words we need in English
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added foreign words we need in English

Jun 18th 2013, 7:50 PM 8,218 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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 3,184 Views 6 Comments

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

World War II device found near G8 venue
# Discovery
# Discovery

World War II device found near G8 venue

Jun 18th 2013, 5:54 PM 8,873 Views 19 Comments

The item was found on Lough Shore Road, near Lough Erne, during security checks.

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
# G8
# 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 3,536 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.

9 ways Ireland has gone crazy for the Obamas' visit
# Obamas On Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Obamas On Tour

9 ways Ireland has gone crazy for the Obamas' visit

Jun 18th 2013, 1:25 PM 16,227 Views 33 Comments

Seriously, guys. This place is unrecognisable.

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

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

Jun 18th 2013, 12:59 PM 8,387 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
# G8
# G8

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

Jun 18th 2013, 12:39 PM 2,483 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
# G8
# G8

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

Jun 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 12,478 Views 26 Comments

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

Malia Obama is officially gas craic
# Obamas On Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Obamas On Tour

Malia Obama is officially gas craic

Jun 18th 2013, 11:08 AM 27,407 Views 12 Comments

Look at this face she made before Riverdance last night.

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this
# O'Bama Power
# O'Bama Power

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this

Jun 18th 2013, 10:27 AM 3,955 Views 1 Comment

“Free €100 bet in this shop if your name is Obama – birth certificate required as proof of identity.”

Poll: Should international powers arm Syria's rebels?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should international powers arm Syria's rebels?

Jun 18th 2013, 10:08 AM 5,721 Views 59 Comments

How should world leaders deal with the ongoing violence in Syria?

Embarrassing 'Obama in Ireland' headline fail
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Embarrassing 'Obama in Ireland' headline fail

Jun 18th 2013, 10:03 AM 33,004 Views 66 Comments

Wow, the Obamas look different.

Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey
# Obama Visit
From The Daily Edge
# Obama Visit

Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey

Jun 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,890 Views 5 Comments

They’re going to his favourite pub, Finnegans.

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 3,285 Views 3 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 18th 2013, 8:40 AM 8,802 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

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
# Obama
# 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.

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night
# Foodie
# Foodie

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night

Jun 18th 2013, 6:47 AM 18,506 Views 45 Comments

Beef or salmon? (Kidding, kind of.)

G8 exposes rift among leaders on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

G8 exposes rift among leaders on Syria

Jun 18th 2013, 6:33 AM 3,754 Views 5 Comments

US President Barack Obama has indicated a wish to arm the rebels in Syria.

# g8 - Monday 17 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 17th 2013, 10:56 PM 17,504 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.

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest
# G8
# G8

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest

Jun 17th 2013, 10:38 PM 11,766 Views 16 Comments

A G8 Not Welcome march took place this evening at 6pm. At 9pm, an outer fence line was breached.

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

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

Jun 17th 2013, 7:19 PM 8,020 Views 62 Comments

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

G8 protester fast-tracked through court after failure to remove disguise
# G8
# G8

G8 protester fast-tracked through court after failure to remove disguise

Jun 17th 2013, 6:16 PM 12,519 Views 62 Comments

Police said the 19-year-old was also charged with disorderly behaviour and resisting arrest

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jun 17th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,747 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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

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

Jun 17th 2013, 3:55 PM 6,199 Views 29 Comments

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

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