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Inauguration

# inauguration - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added ways to get sacked Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added ways to get sacked

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Pope Francis’ inauguration Pope Francis This post contains images

In Pictures: Pope Francis’ inauguration

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

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Pope Francis celebrates his inaugural Mass at the Vatican Vatican

LIVE: Pope Francis celebrates his inaugural Mass at the Vatican

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

From TheJournal.ie World leaders flock to Rome for Pope Francis’ inauguration Pope Francis

World leaders flock to Rome for Pope Francis’ inauguration

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

From TheJournal.ie Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

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

# inauguration - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama’s approval rating hits three-year high Tús Maith...

Barack Obama’s approval rating hits three-year high

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

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

I don’t think you can handle this.

# inauguration - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Some things to make you feel better about the Beyonce betrayal

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

10 best memes from the 2013 Obama inauguration

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

Bill Clinton photobombs Kelly Clarkson

Bill, you kidder.

# inauguration - Monday 21 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo Need To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In full: The inaugural poem ‘One Today’ Inauguration

In full: The inaugural poem ‘One Today’

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

From TheJournal.ie In full: Barack Obama’s second Inauguration speech Inauguration

In full: Barack Obama’s second Inauguration speech

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Watch live: Barack Obama is inaugurated as US president for the second time Inauguration

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

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

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

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 This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie In full: Micheál Martin’s letter to outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Letter Of Note

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration Inauguration This post contains images

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first Barack Obama

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President Four More Years

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President

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

From TheJournal.ie Biden officially sworn in for second term as US vice-president Take Two

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents – and why? Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to be sworn in for his second term today… and tomorrow Inauguration

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

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

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

# inauguration - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: How to… become French president in 7 steps France

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests Putin This post contains images

In photos: Putin inaugurated for third time amid Moscow protests

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

# inauguration - Thursday 9 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie London calling: Michael D plans first official trip as Irish President London Calling

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins Inauguration This post contains images

In pictures: Presenting… President Michael D Higgins

The ninth President of Ireland in his finest ceremonial hour…

From TheJournal.ie In full: Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s speech at Presidential inauguration President Higgins

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie In full: The inaugural address of President Michael D Higgins Inauguration

In full: The inaugural address of President Michael D Higgins

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

From TheJournal.ie The Presidential inauguration: as it happened Inauguration

The Presidential inauguration: as it happened

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

From TheJournal.ie Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech? Presidential Poems

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

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

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland’s first poet-President… in 1938 Inauguration This post contains images

GALLERY: Inauguration of Ireland’s first poet-President… in 1938

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Gun salutes, honour guards and fly pasts: today’s inauguration ceremony has it all Inauguration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two former taoisigh will not attend Higgins inauguration Inauguration

Two former taoisigh will not attend Higgins inauguration

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

# inauguration - Sunday 30 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning including… government criticised for handling of referendum, the President-elect prepares to go home and do you know what time it is?

# inauguration - Saturday 21 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Democratically elected president of Ivory Coast finally inaugurated Ivory Coast

Democratically elected president of Ivory Coast finally inaugurated

Alassane Ouattara was elected in November, but outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo refused to concede power. Six months of bloody fighting ensued, leaving hundreds dead.