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# inauguration - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea
# Petro Poroshenko
# Petro Poroshenko

Ukraine's new 'Chocolate King' vows not to give up on Crimea

Jun 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 6,910 Views 93 Comments

The billionaire ‘chocolate king’ also vowed to avert civil war, the possibility of which still looms in the south-east.

# inauguration - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel
# Call On Me Brother
From The Daily Edge
# Call On Me Brother

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel

May 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 5,656 Views 2 Comments

They’ll help you carry on.

# inauguration - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to get sacked
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to get sacked

Mar 19th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,060 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

In Pictures: Pope Francis' inauguration
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

In Pictures: Pope Francis' inauguration

Mar 19th 2013, 12:33 PM 7,388 Views 40 Comments

In his address to the nearly 200,000 pilgrims the newly elected pope promised to embrace the “poorest, the weakest” of humanity.

LIVE: Pope Francis celebrates his inaugural Mass at the Vatican
# Vatican
# Vatican

LIVE: Pope Francis celebrates his inaugural Mass at the Vatican

Mar 19th 2013, 8:13 AM 4,361 Views 16 Comments

Watch live proceedings from St Peter’s Square as Pope Francis formally commences his pontificate.

World leaders flock to Rome for Pope Francis' inauguration
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

World leaders flock to Rome for Pope Francis' inauguration

Mar 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,499 Views 19 Comments

City authorities are preparing for an influx of up to a million people to the city for the inaugural mass this morning.

# inauguration - Monday 18 February, 2013

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Feb 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,109 Views 13 Comments

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

# inauguration - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Barack Obama's approval rating hits three-year high
# Tús Maith...
# Tús Maith...

Barack Obama's approval rating hits three-year high

Jan 30th 2013, 8:55 PM 5,538 Views 17 Comments

The inauguration seems to have given Obama a bit of a bounce – he is seen as ‘favourable’ by 60 per cent of voters.

# inauguration - Friday 25 January, 2013

Lady Gaga making a jazz album with Tony Bennett
# Gaga
From The Daily Edge
# Gaga

Lady Gaga making a jazz album with Tony Bennett

Jan 25th 2013, 10:28 AM 3,913 Views 20 Comments

Lady Gaga. Jazz. Tony Bennett. All together in the one room.

# inauguration - Thursday 24 January, 2013

S'alright Beyonce, here's 6 other people who were caught miming
# Lip Service
From The Daily Edge
# Lip Service

S'alright Beyonce, here's 6 other people who were caught miming

Jan 24th 2013, 12:11 PM 12,561 Views 15 Comments

I don’t think you can handle this.

# inauguration - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Some things to make you feel better about the Beyonce betrayal
# Oy Bey
From The Daily Edge
# Oy Bey

Some things to make you feel better about the Beyonce betrayal

Jan 23rd 2013, 11:48 AM 4,161 Views 0 Comments

Some dodgy outfits, Beyonce taking a spill, and a Kelly Clarkson burn…

# inauguration - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

10 best memes from the 2013 Obama inauguration
# Inauguration
From The Daily Edge
# Inauguration

10 best memes from the 2013 Obama inauguration

Jan 22nd 2013, 11:10 AM 21,231 Views 24 Comments

Sasha and Malia, Bill Clinton, BEYONCÉ. The moments from the inauguration that went global.

Bill Clinton photobombs Kelly Clarkson
# Inauguration
From The Daily Edge
# Inauguration

Bill Clinton photobombs Kelly Clarkson

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:27 AM 18,765 Views 30 Comments

Bill, you kidder.

# inauguration - Monday 21 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo

Jan 21st 2013, 7:59 PM 6,283 Views 5 Comments

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

In full: The inaugural poem 'One Today'
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

In full: The inaugural poem 'One Today'

Jan 21st 2013, 6:59 PM 6,207 Views 10 Comments

The poem was written and performed by 44-year-old Richard Blanco.

In full: Barack Obama's second Inauguration speech
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

In full: Barack Obama's second Inauguration speech

Jan 21st 2013, 5:45 PM 6,201 Views 42 Comments

Here’s the full text of the US President’s speech as he ceremonially began his second four-year term.

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jan 21st 2013, 4:49 PM 8,874 Views 20 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Watch live: Barack Obama is inaugurated as US president for the second time
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Watch live: Barack Obama is inaugurated as US president for the second time

Jan 21st 2013, 4:22 PM 6,318 Views 36 Comments

Barack Obama is being inaugurated for the second time – watch it live here.

Inauguration gig organisers deny kicking rapper offstage for anti-Obama rant
# Inauguration
From The Daily Edge
# Inauguration

Inauguration gig organisers deny kicking rapper offstage for anti-Obama rant

Jan 21st 2013, 4:03 PM 9,144 Views 26 Comments

Lupe Fiasco was asked to leave the stage after a 30 minute anti-war performance.

10 ways we know Sasha Obama really runs the White House
# Inauguration
From The Daily Edge
# Inauguration

10 ways we know Sasha Obama really runs the White House

Jan 21st 2013, 3:31 PM 23,975 Views 15 Comments

They can’t fool us.

In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
# Letter Of Note
# Letter Of Note

In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Jan 21st 2013, 1:45 PM 10,137 Views 140 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has written to the departing Clinton expressing his desire for her to return to public office as she is tipped for a presidential run in 2016.

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration

Jan 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 4,432 Views 4 Comments

The US president was officially sworn-in for a second term yesterday but a public event will take place in Washington today.

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first
# Barack Obama
# Barack Obama

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first

Jan 21st 2013, 9:30 AM 11 Views 18 Comments

In January 2009, nearly two million people flocked to see the first African-American be sworn in as president – but, four years on, some promises have yet to be fulfilled. This term will present even more challenges, writes Larry Donnelly.

# inauguration - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President

Jan 20th 2013, 5:46 PM 6,217 Views 16 Comments

The second term always begins on January 20 – even though the ceremonial inauguration won’t take place until tomorrow.

Biden officially sworn in for second term as US vice-president
# Take Two
# Take Two

Biden officially sworn in for second term as US vice-president

Jan 20th 2013, 1:57 PM 3,891 Views 6 Comments

The vice-president took the oath with his hand on a family bible, in a small ceremony at the Naval Observatory.

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

Jan 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 103 Views 51 Comments

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

Obama to be sworn in for his second term today... and tomorrow
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Obama to be sworn in for his second term today... and tomorrow

Jan 20th 2013, 11:30 AM 5,966 Views 6 Comments

Tradition dictates that inauguration ceremonies are not held on Sundays but the US constitution says that a president must be sworn in on 20 January.

# inauguration - Friday 11 January, 2013

Katy Perry, Usher and cast of Glee to sing Obama into a second term
# Obama
From The Daily Edge
# Obama

Katy Perry, Usher and cast of Glee to sing Obama into a second term

Jan 11th 2013, 1:08 PM 5,259 Views 4 Comments

Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and Kally Clarkson are also lined up for the inauguration celebrations.

# inauguration - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

In pictures: How to... become French president in 7 steps
# France
# France

In pictures: How to... become French president in 7 steps

May 15th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,631 Views 14 Comments

Francois Hollande was sworn in as the seventh president of France’s Fifth Republic today. Here’s how it all unfolded…

# inauguration - Monday 7 May, 2012

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests
# Putin
# Putin

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests

May 7th 2012, 2:27 PM 2,079 Views 4 Comments

Vladimir Putin begins new presidential term by formally nominating his predecessor as prime minister – the post Putin just vacated.

# inauguration - Thursday 9 February, 2012

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President
# London Calling
# London Calling

London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President

Feb 9th 2012, 3:10 PM 3,970 Views 17 Comments

During the visit, the Higgins’ will take a tour of the Olympic Park and see a production of Juno and the Paycock.

# inauguration - Friday 11 November, 2011

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins

Nov 11th 2011, 9:03 PM 4,702 Views 21 Comments

The ninth President of Ireland in his finest ceremonial hour…

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration
# President Higgins
# President Higgins

In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech at Presidential inauguration

Nov 11th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,283 Views 14 Comments

The full text of the address given by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as the ninth President of Ireland today.

In full: The inaugural address of President Michael D Higgins
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

In full: The inaugural address of President Michael D Higgins

Nov 11th 2011, 1:03 PM 2,120 Views 23 Comments

The full text of the address given by Michael D Higgins, the ninth President of Ireland, at Dublin Castle this afternoon.

The Presidential inauguration: as it happened
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

The Presidential inauguration: as it happened

Nov 11th 2011, 11:27 AM 3,655 Views 23 Comments

Join us as we liveblog the inauguration ceremony for Michael D Higgins, the soon-to-be ninth president of Ireland

Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?
# Presidential Poems
# Presidential Poems

Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?

Nov 11th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,346 Views 3 Comments

Or will he follow in the footsteps of his American counterparts and invite another poet to the stage?

GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland's first poet-President... in 1938
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland's first poet-President... in 1938

Nov 11th 2011, 9:00 AM 3,597 Views 4 Comments

Michael D isn’t the only poet to grace the Áras – Ireland’s very first President Douglas Hyde was a poet and defender of Irish cultural heritage. Here’s how his big day went in June 1938.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:28 AM 2,155 Views 24 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Gun salutes, honour guards and fly pasts: today's inauguration ceremony has it all
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Gun salutes, honour guards and fly pasts: today's inauguration ceremony has it all

Nov 11th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,663 Views 15 Comments

Plus, a “colour party”, finger food and that new inauguration chair – we have all the details of today’s inauguration ceremony here.

# inauguration - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Two former taoisigh will not attend Higgins inauguration
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Two former taoisigh will not attend Higgins inauguration

Nov 10th 2011, 8:54 PM 2,357 Views 45 Comments

Former taoisigh Bertie Ahern and Albert Reynolds will not be present at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins at Dublin Castle tomorrow.