Posts Tagged: Obama

20130617 Obama NI square

The fate of peace: President Obama in Northern Ireland

My marriage is a transatlantic union between a Midwesterner and a Belfast-born Northern Irishwoman. Fittingly, my wife and I were delighted to receive tickets to hear another Midwesterner, President Barack Obama, at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. With DJ Pete Snodden playing

20130617 Obama NI square

The fate of peace: President Obama in Northern Ireland

My marriage is a transatlantic union between a Midwesterner and a Belfast-born Northern Irishwoman. Fittingly, my wife and I were delighted to receive tickets to hear another Midwesterner, President Barack Obama, at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. With DJ Pete Snodden playing

Nobel Peace Prize “a call to action”: Obama

As I expected, President Obama has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize announcement with humility and as a call to action “for all nations and all peoples to confront the common challenges of the 21st century”. Allan — This morning, Michelle

Nobel Peace Prize “a call to action”: Obama

As I expected, President Obama has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize announcement with humility and as a call to action “for all nations and all peoples to confront the common challenges of the 21st century”. Allan — This morning, Michelle

Nobel Peace Prize “a call to action”: Obama

As I expected, President Obama has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize announcement with humility and as a call to action “for all nations and all peoples to confront the common challenges of the 21st century”. Allan — This morning, Michelle

Nobel Peace Prize “a call to action”: Obama

As I expected, President Obama has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize announcement with humility and as a call to action “for all nations and all peoples to confront the common challenges of the 21st century”. Allan — This morning, Michelle

Why Obama deserves Nobel Peace Prize

http://mrulster.podomatic.com/swf/joeplayer_v18b.swf When BBC Radio Ulster rang me this morning to tell me the breaking news that the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize had just been awarded to US President Barack Obama, I said I was surprised but pleased. The BBC staffer

Why Obama deserves Nobel Peace Prize

http://mrulster.podomatic.com/swf/joeplayer_v18b.swf When BBC Radio Ulster rang me this morning to tell me the breaking news that the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize had just been awarded to US President Barack Obama, I said I was surprised but pleased. The BBC staffer

Talk Back 20091009 Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Price

http://mrulster.podomatic.com/swf/joeplayer_v16.swf Wendy Austin presents topic on Barack Obama being awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Panellists: Mairead Corrigan, Allan Leonard, and Charlie Wolf.

Talk Back 20091009 Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Price

http://mrulster.podomatic.com/swf/joeplayer_v16.swf Wendy Austin presents topic on Barack Obama being awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Panellists: Mairead Corrigan, Allan Leonard, and Charlie Wolf.

The Stenner

Okay, for a bit of Friday levity, I discovered in today’s Irish Times of an anonymous artist, The Stenner, who has subverted the iconic Obama “Hope” image, as originally crafted by Californian artists, Shepard Fairey. The Stenner appears to be

The Stenner

Okay, for a bit of Friday levity, I discovered in today’s Irish Times of an anonymous artist, The Stenner, who has subverted the iconic Obama “Hope” image, as originally crafted by Californian artists, Shepard Fairey. The Stenner appears to be

Obama inauguration at QUB

Queen’s University Belfast and the Queen’s Students’ Union hosted a ceremony to mark the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the USA. I was even snagged by BBC NI for some quick thoughts on President Obama’s speech.

Obama inauguration at QUB

Queen’s University Belfast and the Queen’s Students’ Union hosted a ceremony to mark the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the USA. I was even snagged by BBC NI for some quick thoughts on President Obama’s speech.

Obama inauguration at QUB

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Queen’s University Belfast and the Queen’s Students’ Union hosted a ceremony to mark the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the USA. I was even snagged by BBC NI for some quick thoughts on President Obama’s speech.

Obama inauguration at QUB

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Queen’s University Belfast and the Queen’s Students’ Union hosted a ceremony to mark the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the USA. I was even snagged by BBC NI for some quick thoughts on President Obama’s speech.

GMU 20090121 McDevitt-Peel

My friend Conall McDevitt, as well as Quintin Peel, gave their thoughts on the significance of President Obama’s inaugural address, during an interview for Good Morning Ulster (BBC Radio Ulster): <object data=”http://boos.audioboo.fm/swf/fullsize_player.swf&#8221; height=”129″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”400″><param name=”movie” value=”http://boos.audioboo.fm/swf/fullsize_player.swf”/><param name=”scale” value=”noscale”/><param name=”salign”

GMU 20090121 McDevitt-Peel

My friend Conall McDevitt, as well as Quintin Peel, gave their thoughts on the significance of President Obama’s inaugural address, during an interview for Good Morning Ulster (BBC Radio Ulster): <object data=”http://boos.audioboo.fm/swf/fullsize_player.swf&#8221; height=”129″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”400″><param name=”movie” value=”http://boos.audioboo.fm/swf/fullsize_player.swf”/><param name=”scale” value=”noscale”/><param name=”salign”

Obama Presidential Inaugural Committee

In a bid to secure a place at the inauguration ceremony for President-elect Barack Obama, I submitted the following quip about what the inauguration means for me: Living in Northern Ireland since its 1994 ceasefires, I have witnessed firsthand how

Obama Presidential Inaugural Committee

In a bid to secure a place at the inauguration ceremony for President-elect Barack Obama, I submitted the following quip about what the inauguration means for me: Living in Northern Ireland since its 1994 ceasefires, I have witnessed firsthand how

Barack, Belfast, and “torn down” walls (CBS News)

Peter Bluff, producer at CBS News (London) since 1982, writes on his blog about the entrenchment of “peace walls” in Northern Ireland, in the context of Barack Obama’s speech last July in Berlin, when the then candidate described how walls

Barack, Belfast, and “torn down” walls (CBS News)

Peter Bluff, producer at CBS News (London) since 1982, writes on his blog about the entrenchment of “peace walls” in Northern Ireland, in the context of Barack Obama’s speech last July in Berlin, when the then candidate described how walls

What Obama’s victory can teach us in Northern Ireland

It has been a long night and a long, two-year campaign for Barack Obama to get elected as the 44th President of the United States of America. After an all-night session with multiple tv channels and frantic tab-clicking a battery

What Obama’s victory can teach us in Northern Ireland

It has been a long night and a long, two-year campaign for Barack Obama to get elected as the 44th President of the United States of America. After an all-night session with multiple tv channels and frantic tab-clicking a battery

Obama for Obama

Enjoyed a lighter article of the Obama victory, where Japan’s Obama town celebrated namesake’s victory. I didn’t realise there was a town named Obama in Japan, else maybe we would have tried to pay it a visit during our recent

Obama for Obama

Enjoyed a lighter article of the Obama victory, where Japan’s Obama town celebrated namesake’s victory. I didn’t realise there was a town named Obama in Japan, else maybe we would have tried to pay it a visit during our recent

Obama for Obama

Enjoyed a lighter article of the Obama victory, where Japan’s Obama town celebrated namesake’s victory. I didn’t realise there was a town named Obama in Japan, else maybe we would have tried to pay it a visit during our recent

Obama for Obama

Enjoyed a lighter article of the Obama victory, where Japan’s Obama town celebrated namesake’s victory. I didn’t realise there was a town named Obama in Japan, else maybe we would have tried to pay it a visit during our recent

Good Morning Ulster 20081105

I pontificate on the fresh results of the USA Presidential election 2008, interviewed by Wendy Austin on Good Morning Ulster (BBC Radio Ulster):

Good Morning Ulster 20081105

I pontificate on the fresh results of the USA Presidential election 2008, interviewed by Wendy Austin on Good Morning Ulster (BBC Radio Ulster):