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The best 44 photos from the G8 Summit and golf tour 2013

by | 19th, June 2013

THE G8 summit in Northern Ireland was a success. Hunger was ended. Bono, Mr G9, talked about fairness. Locals were unable to walk down roads and post letters. And The Obamas had another terrific family holiday.

Highlights of the Enniskillen Golf Club ladies day (they let Angela Merkel in so long as wore a blue tie) below:

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Puppets of (from left to right) US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Prime Minister David Cameron, and Russian President Vladimir Putin at an IF campaign to highlight world hunger during the G8 Summit at Enniskillen Golf Club, Northern Ireland.

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A police officer guarding security fence takes a photograph for protestors yesterday as the G8 Summit continues.
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A protestor dressed as Osama Bin Laden at the security fencing yesterday as the G8 Summit continues.

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Security in Enniskillen as the G8 Summit continues.

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Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference at the end of this year’s G8 Summit on Lough Erne near Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

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A buddhist monk outside this year’s G8 Summit on Lough Erne near Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

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Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference at the end of this year’s G8 Summit on Lough Erne near Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

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Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference at the end of this year’s G8 Summit on Lough Erne near Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

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Irish musician Bono leaves Finnegan’s Pub in Dalkey where he had lunch with the US First Lady Michelle Obama and his wife Ali.

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Irish musician Bono leaves Finnegan’s Pub in Dalkey where he had lunch with the US First Lady Michelle Obama and his wife Ali.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters Malia Ann (left) and Sasha listen to Head Tour Guide George McClafferty explain about the historically important monastic site of Glendalough, Co Wicklow.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters Malia Ann (right) and Sasha listen to Head Tour Guide George McClafferty explain about the historically important monastic site of Glendalough, Co Wicklow while he sits on the ancient Deer Stones with St. Kevin’s Church and the Round Tower in the background.

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Marie Waterhouse, 68, from Enniskillen tries to post a letter at her local post box. Police have sealed off post boxes around Loch Erne Resort during the G8 Summit.

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G8 Protesters break through an outer fence during a protest near the G8 summit in Loch Erne, Enniskillen.

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G8 protestors breach the security corden around Loch Erne, Enniskillen.

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Giant letters are set up during a demonstration in front of Enniskillen Castle, outside of the security perimeter of the G-8 summit, in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on Monday, June 17, 2013. The summit is taking place under heavy security, with some 7,000 police lining roads and checking vehicles. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Anti G8 Summit demonstrator Kevin Willis takes to the streets of Enniskillen this evening.

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Protestors wearing masks of Guy Fawkes hold a banner during a demonstration outside of the security perimeter of the G-8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on Monday, June 17, 2013. The summit is taking place under heavy security, with some 7,000 police lining roads and checking vehicles. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Anti G8 Summit demonstrators take to the streets of Enniskillen this evening.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd on stage at the visit by her and her two daughters Malia and Sasha to the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin for a special performance of Riverdance.

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G8 protestor Darren Carnegie poses by a mock missile brought into the camp at Broadmeadow, Enniskillen.

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G8 protestor Darren Carnegie poses by a mock missile brought into the camp at Broadmeadow, Enniskillen.

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A member of the public protests as Barack Obama arrives Belfast Waterfront Hall before delivering his keynote address ahead of the G8 summit.

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Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd left) holds a meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe (right) at this year’s G8 Summit in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

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President of the European Commission , Jose Manuel Barroso (left) is joined by (from left to right), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta and EU President Herman van Rompuy as they pose for a family photograph at the G8 Summit on Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

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G8 protestors at the security corden around Loch Erne, Enniskillen.

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G8 protestors let their feeling known as they breach the security corden around Lough Erne, Enniskillen.

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G8 protestors breach the security corden around Lough Erne, Enniskillen.

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G8 Protesters break through an outer fence during a protest near the G8 summit in Loch Erne, Enniskillen.

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The Gael Force protest art group erects a sign on Belfast’s Black Mountain as Barack Obama arrives Belfast Waterfront Hall before delivering his keynote address ahead of the G8 summit.

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Anti-hunger activists, wearing giant head masks depicting the G-8 leaders, sail on a boat past the hotel where the G8 summit media center is located in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on Monday, June 17. The protesters, from the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign, call for leaders to eliminate the causes of hunger. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Crowd members wave an American flag as Barack Obama arrives Belfast Waterfront Hall before delivering his keynote address ahead of the G8 summit.

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US President Barack Obama delivers a keynote address at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, ahead of the G8 Summit.

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US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama, wave after he delivered a keynote address at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, ahead of the G8 Summit.

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G8 protester Andrew Carnegie 43, from Glasgow, with his dog Grace at their make shift camp at Broadmeadow, Enniskillen, ahead of the G8 summit.

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Protesters from Amnesty International dressed in orange jump suits and masks, hold placards requesting that President of the United States, Barack Obama, closes Guantanamo, as they congregate outside the Waterfront, Belfast, ahead of the G8 summit.

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Previously unissued photo dated 13/06/2013 of a pint of Guinness with G8 formed on the head in Blakes bar in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

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People have their pictures taken as G8 Summit leaders during the Big IF Belfast concert taking place at Belfast Botanic Gardens ahead of the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland.

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People bang ‘Enough Food For Everyone’ inflatable bam-bams during a minutes noise-making session, which is part of a message to make themselves be heard by the G8 leaders at Belfast Botanic Gardens, where the Big IF Belfast concert is taking place ahead of the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland.

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Police watch as anti G8 protesters take part in a rally in Belfast City centre ahead of the G8 world leaders summit.

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Police officers on duty in Soho, central London, where protesters with banners were believed to be occupying a former police station in Beak Street amid demonstrations ahead of the G8 conference in Northern Ireland next week.

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Political painter Kaya Mar, 56, poses with a painting depicting the G8 world leaders, centre, ‘plus five’ leaders, right, pointing towards each other in blame for world problems as ‘the planet is sinking’ according to him at his home in London, Monday, June 10, 2013. The UK currently holds the one-year Presidency of the G8 group and leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, USA and UK will meet at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland for the G8 Summit on June 17-18, 2013. Leaders from India, Brazil, China, South Africa, and Mexico will also attend. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)



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