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# dublin-castle - Thursday 9 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Brilliant blue eyes and dark red hair,' the New York Times on Kathleen Lynch Kathleen Lynch

'Brilliant blue eyes and dark red hair,' the New York Times on Kathleen Lynch

The esteemed American newspaper’s reference to Lynch’s hair colour is reminiscent of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s recent gaffe.

# dublin-castle - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Open thread: What Irish tourist sites should not be missed?

The Huffington Post says tourists should skip Dublin Castle, but what do you think visitors should see while in Ireland?

# dublin-castle - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

# dublin-castle - Friday 20 January, 2012

Leinster House is 'unnatural' - Gilmore

Speaking at a conference in Dublin this afternoon on how to elect more women, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore compared Leinster House to a boarding school for its lack of gender balance.

Column: There ARE barriers to women participating in politics

Political scholar Claire McGing says a gender quota for elections is one step to balance – but meaningful change requires more than that.

# dublin-castle - Friday 13 January, 2012

Leaders clash over Scottish independence ahead of Dublin summit

Alex Salmond and Nick Clegg have taken to Irish airwaves to express strong views about the issue of Scottish independence ahead of the British-Irish Council summit today.

Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit

The 17th council summit gets underway in Dublin this afternoon, where the main issue on the table will be economic developments.

# dublin-castle - Friday 16 December, 2011

Major government conference aims to attract more women into politics

The conference, entitled How To Elect More Women, comes in the wake of this week’s legislation which will introduce gender quotas.

# dublin-castle - Friday 11 November, 2011

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…

State reception held for President Higgins at Dublin Castle

The newest President of Ireland has been welcomed to his new role with a state reception at Dublin Castle. So, who was on the guestlist?

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Higgins to be inaugurated as Ireland's ninth president today

A ceremony will take place at Dublin Castle later today.

# dublin-castle - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Mary McAleese prepares for the end of her presidency

After 14 years in office, it’s the final full day in office for the president.

# dublin-castle - Monday 31 October, 2011

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael

Despite the party’s poor performances in the presidential election and Dublin West by-election, Paul Kehoe has insisted that there is no crisis within Fine Gael.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

With the support of over a million voters, Michael D Higgins was named Ireland’s ninth president in Dublin Castle. Here’s how a historical day’s events unfolded.

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

Michael D Higgins creeps towards the quota as the Fourth Count results begin to come in. Keep up with all the results, news and analysis on our continuing liveblog

Counting to resume in the presidential election at 9am

Labour’s Patrick Nulty was declared victorious in the Dublin West by-election in the early hours of this morning. The final presidential election result is still to come, along with counting in the constitutional referendums.

# dublin-castle - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Clinton: The world is confident about Ireland's future

The former US president has told the Global Irish Forum that “not one person” doubts we will recover.

LIVE: Bill Clinton addresses the Global Irish Economic Forum Global Irish This post contains videos

LIVE: Bill Clinton addresses the Global Irish Economic Forum

Watch as the former US president Bill Clinton delivers the keynote speech at the two-day economic forum taking place in Dublin Castle.

Enda Kenny: We will be the first to wave goodbye to the IMF

Ireland will beat Portugal and Greece in a race back to the markets, according to the Taoiseach.

LIVE: Global Irish Economic Forum 2011 in Dublin GIEF 2011 This post contains videos

LIVE: Global Irish Economic Forum 2011 in Dublin

Live footage, courtesy of RTÉ, of events at the 2011 Global Irish Economic Forum, a two-day event taking place at Dublin Castle.

# dublin-castle - Friday 7 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?

In pictures: celebrity, business and politics meet at Dublin Castle Global Irish This post contains images

In pictures: celebrity, business and politics meet at Dublin Castle

The great and the good have descended on the Global Irish Economic Forum in the capital today.

Taoiseach opens Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle

A two-day event will hope to harness the thoughts of the Irish diaspora on how Ireland’s economy can be resuscitated.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Another flag-gate? Maybe not… SF complains over Dublin Castle flag shortage

A Sinn Féin TD has complained about the shortage of flagpoles in Dublin Castle – there’s only room for 26 counties.

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle

# dublin-castle - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit Royal Visit This post contains images

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit

Guests attending last night’s function included Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and former politician Iris Robinson, as well as political leaders Enda Kenny and David Cameron.

From The Daily Edge Simple pleasures - Queen to President: "I like this clinking glass" Royal Visit

Simple pleasures - Queen to President: "I like this clinking glass"

Who doesn’t love the sound of tinkling crystal?

# dublin-castle - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

In full: the speech of President McAleese at the State Dinner

The full text of President McAleese’s remarks at this evening’s State Banquet being held in honour of Queen Elizabeth

In full: the speech of Queen Elizabeth at the State Dinner

The full text of Her Majesty’s remarks at this evening’s State Banquet being held in her honour at Dublin Castle.

“A Úachtaráin, agus a chairde” – Queen offers “sincere sympathy” to victims of Anglo-Irish conflict

Queen Elizabeth tells the State Dinner at Dublin Castle that Ireland and the UK are becoming “as good neighbours should be”.

In pictures: The second day of the Queen’s historic visit Royal Visit This post contains images

In pictures: The second day of the Queen’s historic visit

The British monarch’s trip today includes a sniff of Guinness, a State dinner, the Islandbridge war memorial and a poignant visit to Croke Park.

Hungry yet? Beef and salmon on the menu for Royal dinner

Ever had Meath strawberries? How about Irish apple balsamic vinegar meringue? All on the menu in Dublin Castle tonight.

Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will visit the Guinness Storehouse, the Irish War Memorial Garden at Islandbridge, Croke Park, and attend a banquet in Dublin Castle later today – where she will be joined by David Cameron.

# dublin-castle - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Queen's three-day visit confirmed for May 17

The British Embassy and Áras an Úachtaráin confirm a programme of events including visits to Croke Park and the Guinness Storehouse, as well as stops in Cashel and Cork.