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The Pest Wing: midges eat up Obamas

Published 19/06/2013 | 05:00

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Midges, it seems, are immune to the charms of Michelle Obama and her teenage daughters, Malia and Sasha (above). The First Family got a guided tour of the sun-drenched monastic settlement in Glendalough, Co Wicklow. But the hungry resident midges failed to respect the occasion, forcing the Obama girls to frantically wave them away – though to little avail. Later, they joined Bono and his wife Ali for lunch in Dalkey, Co Dublin. Full reports Pages 2-5 and 32-35

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Midges, it seems, are immune to the charms of Michelle Obama and her teenage daughters, Malia and Sasha (above). The First Family got a guided tour of the sun-drenched monastic settlement in Glendalough, Co Wicklow. But the hungry resident midges failed to respect the occasion, forcing the Obama girls to frantically wave them away – though to little avail. Later, they joined Bono and his wife Ali for lunch in Dalkey, Co Dublin. Full reports Pages 2-5 and 32-35

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