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# moneygall - Monday 20 August, 2018

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home

Obama’s speechwriter was on hand to unveil the statue.

# moneygall - Thursday 18 January, 2018

13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary

None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.

# moneygall - Thursday 19 January, 2017

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?

As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.

# moneygall - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 reasons why Barack Obama Plaza is the best place on earth Supermacs With Barack

10 reasons why Barack Obama Plaza is the best place on earth

You baffling beauty of a service station.

# moneygall - Friday 26 August, 2016

James Reilly is selling his HUGE palatial mansion for €2.75 million

Since 2001, Reilly and his wife Dorothy have slept in “The King’s Bed”, a royal sleigh bed carved out of oak for the visit of King George IV to Ireland in 1821.

# moneygall - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

This Moneygall mansion is on the money, alright

It’s set on 21 acres and has a guest cottage and school house.

# moneygall - Friday 28 November, 2014

There are pigs on the loose near Barack Obama Plaza

Take care if you’re heading past Moneygall on the M7…

# moneygall - Friday 4 July, 2014

Henry Healy: Finding out I was Barack Obama's 8th cousin transformed my life

The US President’s closest Irish relation was speaking ahead of the official opening of a Barack Obama visitor centre in Moneygall today.

# moneygall - Friday 27 June, 2014

Moneygall to open its Barack Obama visitor centre

The centre is to open at Barack Obama Plaza in the Co Offaly town.

# moneygall - Friday 3 May, 2013

Michelle Obama and daughters set to visit Ireland

The American first lady and children could accompany Barack Obama, who is scheduled to attend the G8 summit in Fermanagh this June.

# moneygall - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs

The owners of Supermacs have announced plans for a €6 million plaza at the ancestral home of the US President.

# moneygall - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year

Seán Ó hArgáin has congratulated the US President on a second term and wants him to come to Kilkenny if he makes another trip to Ireland.

# moneygall - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora

Henry Healy “delighted” to join the Ireland Reaching Out campaign.

# moneygall - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Henry Healy rules out a career in politics

President Obama’s cousin looks to teaching after being let go from the job he held for six years.

# moneygall - Monday 5 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know before 9am, including: Ireland pledges aid to Syria, 110 technology jobs announced, and Iceland’s former PM on trial over financial crisis.

Moneygall publican gets invite to the White House St Patrick's Day This post contains images

Moneygall publican gets invite to the White House

Both Ollie Hayes and his nephew Henry Healy have received official invites to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the Obamas.

# moneygall - Friday 2 March, 2012

Barack O'Bama launches Irish-American Heritage Month

Apparently it’s an annual thing…

# moneygall - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Shatter confirms the royal and US state visits cost Ireland €36 million

The minister today said that €15 million went on garda resources alone for the two visits in May 2011.

# moneygall - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.

# moneygall - Monday 4 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall Fourth Of July

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall

Fireworks and barbeques are traditional Fourth of July celebrations in the US but what are we doing in Ireland?

# moneygall - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Michelle Obama feels "connection" with Moneygall

The First Lady spoke of what she experienced during her family’s visit to Moneygall in May.

# moneygall - Monday 30 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates

Cork, Tipperary, Kildare and Moneygall are all seeing an increase in interest following the visits by the US President and Queen Elizabeth II. Twitter reveals that people are going to Moneygall just to say they were there.

# moneygall - Saturday 28 May, 2011

"I finished the pint, so if anybody asks!" - a behind the scenes look at Obama's Ireland visit Obama In Ireland This post contains videos

"I finished the pint, so if anybody asks!" - a behind the scenes look at Obama's Ireland visit

Watch how Enda Kenny praises Michelle Obama’s “lovely” writing, Obama sinks his pint and practices his cúpla focal prior to his rousing speech on College Green.

# moneygall - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, despite the hype, the visits of Queen Elizabeth II and President Barack Obama will not be the catalyst for a major change in Ireland’s financial fortunes.

Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit

Barack Obama and his wife arrived in London last night, leaving behind a country that fell in love with them in a matter of hours. He begins a three-day state visit to the UK today where he will meet Queen Elizabeth, fresh from her own Irish trip.

# moneygall - Monday 23 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert Obama Gig

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert’s resident columnist and spiritual leader gives us his blow-by-blow account of goings-on at College Green in honour of visiting US President Barack Obama.

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

“Are you ready for one Mr. President?” – Barack Obama has a pint with his relatives in Moneygall

As the US president heads back to Dublin for the rally at College Green, Moneygall residents pour into Ollie Hayes’ pub to celebrate Obama’s visit, which included a lengthy walkabout, some family photos, and a pint of the black stuff.

Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline

The impromptu hurley jokes; the emotional speeches; the bad hair day. We’ve got it all in our minute-by-minute timeline of this historic day.

On a journey to find 'his inner Irishman' - how the US media is reporting Obama's visit

The US president has come to our shores to engage in a custom well-known to his predecessors, according to the US media that have accompanied him on his Ireland visit.

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Obama heads to the US embassy for lunch, but what's on the menu?

The president and his wife are headed to Ballsbridge for a private meal. Will it be bacon and cabbage, or crisps and red lemonade on the menu?

# moneygall - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Final preparations for Obama arrival which could help Ireland's bailout cause

With a day to go before Barack Obama touches down in Dublin, one newspaper speculates that he could even help Ireland’s campaign for a cut on its bailout interest rate but others aren’t so impressed by the arrival of the US president.

# moneygall - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.

Details of traffic restrictions for Obama visit finalised

Pearse Street, the Quays, Dame Street and more, and routes around Merrion Square, Ballsbridge, the Phoenix Park, the airport and the N4/M50 will be affected on Monday. There will also be restrictions in Tipperary and Offaly.

# moneygall - Friday 20 May, 2011

Shinrone: birthplace and resting place of Obama's Irish ancestors

The parish of Shinrone in Co Offaly, just 10 miles from Moneygall, is the place where President Obama’s earliest Irish ancestors can be traced and boasts a connection with not just one US president, but two.

"Brushing shoulders with history": Ryan Tubridy to MC Obama gig

The RTE broadcaster says he plans to “get in there and have some fun”.

# moneygall - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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.

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.

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