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# moneygall - Friday 6 May, 2011

Obama to address crowds on O'Connell Street
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

Obama to address crowds on O'Connell Street

May 6th 2011, 8:34 AM 2,876 Views 17 Comments

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.

# moneygall - Thursday 5 May, 2011

No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

No room for Croker in Obama's flying visit

May 5th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,066 Views 0 Comments

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

# moneygall - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

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

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

Apr 27th 2011, 2:34 PM 16,251 Views 0 Comments

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

# moneygall - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Moneygall to host street party for Obama absentees
# Barack O'Bama
# Barack O'Bama

Moneygall to host street party for Obama absentees

Apr 16th 2011, 1:24 PM 1,099 Views 0 Comments

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

# moneygall - Thursday 14 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 14th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: FF ministers appointed over 100 to state boards in final days; Gaddafi parades through Tripoli; and an alligator takes inspiration from Bronx Zoo cobra.

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Apr 14th 2011, 4:55 PM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Truck carrying explosive material crashes into shop in Moneygall
# Moneygall
# Moneygall

Truck carrying explosive material crashes into shop in Moneygall

Apr 14th 2011, 11:44 AM 5,765 Views 0 Comments

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

# moneygall - Monday 11 April, 2011

Supermacs to create more than 50 new jobs in Moneygall
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Supermacs to create more than 50 new jobs in Moneygall

Apr 11th 2011, 9:15 AM 1,435 Views 3 Comments

The famous Offaly town is to have a new travel plaza built along the M7 route from Dublin to Limerick.

# moneygall - Monday 4 April, 2011

Queen's visit set for May 17 as Garda holidays cancelled
# Visits
# Visits

Queen's visit set for May 17 as Garda holidays cancelled

Apr 4th 2011, 2:23 PM 2,376 Views 0 Comments

All leave is cancelled between May 16 and 25 – as officers are told to expect the Queen’s visit between May 17 and 19.

# moneygall - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Poll: Does it really matter if Obama only spends five hours in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does it really matter if Obama only spends five hours in Ireland?

Mar 30th 2011, 9:51 AM 1,681 Views 0 Comments

Initial reports suggest that Obama’s much vaunted Irish trip will in fact be the miniest of mini-breaks.

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours
# Obama Mini-break
# Obama Mini-break

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours

Mar 30th 2011, 9:23 AM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

Initial reports from the White House show that President Obama is planning a very, very short stay in Ireland

# moneygall - Friday 18 March, 2011

Corrigan Brothers unveil revised 'Barack O'Bama' lyrics
# Barack O'Bama
From The Daily Edge
# Barack O'Bama

Corrigan Brothers unveil revised 'Barack O'Bama' lyrics

Mar 18th 2011, 2:44 PM 937 Views 0 Comments

Around 12 hours after Barack Obama had announced his visit to Ireland, his Irish laureates update their ode to Offaly.

Obama set to visit Ireland in May
# Barack O'Bama
# Barack O'Bama

Obama set to visit Ireland in May

Mar 18th 2011, 8:07 AM 2,817 Views 0 Comments

The US President will visit Ireland in May – including a trip to Moneygall in Co Offaly, home of his maternal ancestors.

In full: Enda Kenny’s speech at the White House
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

In full: Enda Kenny’s speech at the White House

Mar 18th 2011, 8:06 AM 1,725 Views 7 Comments

Irish and African emigrants are “united, inspired, sustained, by our faith… our faith in the audacity of hope,” Kenny says.

Poll: Does Obama's visit make you more confident about Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Obama's visit make you more confident about Ireland?

Mar 18th 2011, 7:58 AM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

Does the visit of the world’s most powerful politician nurture a ‘feelgood factor’ – or is it an empty publicity stunt?

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 18th 2011, 7:32 AM 1,388 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: O’Bama comes home, the UN votes to clamp down on Libya, and an end in sight for Japan’s nuclear fears?

# moneygall - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Final stage of new M7 motorway opens at last
# Roads
# Roads

Final stage of new M7 motorway opens at last

Dec 22nd 2010, 3:22 PM 1,148 Views 0 Comments

The government’s goal of having its network of regional motorways open before Christmas is achieved.

# moneygall - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

'Unpaid' workers blockade final section of new motorway
# Roads
# Roads

'Unpaid' workers blockade final section of new motorway

Dec 14th 2010, 9:37 AM 1,499 Views 0 Comments

40 workers block the final stretch of the M7 Dublin to Limerick motorway, saying they haven’t been paid for six weeks.