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#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit

Our selection of today’s top tweets on Barack and Michelle Obama’s historic visit.

Updated 19.20pm

TWITTER HASN’T been able to make up its mind about how to tag the Obama visit: #Obama, #Obamavisit, #Obamasvisit, #ObamainIreland, #PotusIE, just #Potus or even #IRLDay?

But there is at least – more or less – consensus on a few things: we’re hoping the rain doesn’t start again and that Michelle Obama remembered to pack the hairspray.

Here’s a selection of the best of today’s tweets as the president arrived in Dublin with Michelle, travelled to his ancestral home of Moneygall, and addressed the nation from College Green in Dublin:

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  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

  • #PotusIE: What Twitter thinks

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Jennifer O'Connell

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