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#QEII

# qeii - Monday 15 April, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# qeii - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# qeii - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Massive pay rise for Queen Elizabeth II

Pay will rise by 16 per cent as Britons are warned of 10 more years of austerity.

# qeii - Friday 9 March, 2012

From #danafacts to #cardiff: top hashtags of the 31st Dáil’s first year

The government’s first year in office has seen Twitter debates over Miss Piggy, print toner and internship schemes.

# qeii - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours

A list detailing the 277 names of people who have refused royal honours has been published for the first time.

# qeii - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee Shindig This post contains a poll

Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.

# qeii - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron

The British PM pays tribute to the Queen’s State Visit in a documentary tonight.

# qeii - Monday 26 December, 2011

'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen Royal Family This post contains videos

'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen

Queen Elizabeth II mentioned her “memorable and historic” visit to Ireland in her annual Christmas broadcast yesterday.

# qeii - Sunday 25 December, 2011

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011

The nicer side of the news…

Poll: Will you watch the queen's Christmas speech? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the queen's Christmas speech?

Following the goodwill generated during QEII’s first visit to Ireland this year, we’re asking if you plan to tune in to her annual address today.

# qeii - Thursday 10 November, 2011

In pictures: the 14 years of President Mary McAleese Bye Bye This post contains images

In pictures: the 14 years of President Mary McAleese

As it is the last day of President Mary McAleese’s time in office, we have taken a look back at the highlights of her two-term presidency.

# qeii - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge New (legal) 'Star Wars' currency...and 5 other unusual coins Crazy Coins This post contains images

New (legal) 'Star Wars' currency...and 5 other unusual coins

Queen Elizabeth II will be joined by Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker on the legal tender of a Pacific island nation. Will these be the weirdest coins in the world?

# qeii - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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

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

After the momentous events of yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II gets to indulge her passion for horseracing and attends a celebration hosted by the British Ambassador in Dublin tonight.

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.

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests Protests This post contains images

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests

The arrests were made yesterday after gardaí and protesters clashed in the Christchurch area of Dublin city.

# qeii - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

What the international media is saying about the Queen's visit Royal Visit This post contains images

What the international media is saying about the Queen's visit

The first 24 hours of the royal tour have seen a flood of more than 5,000 reports in newspapers around the world. We take a look at how the visit went down globally.

From The Daily Edge Duking it out, part deux: Who wants to stop for a Guinness? Royal Visit

Duking it out, part deux: Who wants to stop for a Guinness?

One really has a goo on one, doesn’t one, Prince Philip?

# qeii - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed today's visit Royal Visit This post contains images

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed today's visit

The conduct of those inside and outside the security cordons in Dublin today comes under scrutiny from Twitter.

Gallery: International press focus on historical and security elements of royal visit Royal Visit This post contains images

Gallery: International press focus on historical and security elements of royal visit

Check out some of the headlines the British monarch’s visit to Ireland is generating around the world.

# qeii - Monday 16 May, 2011

Gerry Adams suggests alternative celebration for Queen’s visit: a celebration of republicanism

Sinn Féin party leader outlines a range of alternative activities including the release of 1,000 black balloons during the royal visit.

President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment

Traffic and parking restrictions are being implemented in the capital today ahead of the royal visit, and will be put in place in Kildare, Tipperary and Cork at the end of the week.