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#Queen Elizabeth II

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London

Jun 7th 2012, 6:15 AM 1,078 Views 20 Comments

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet his British counterpart in London today.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

In pictures: The Queen meets oddly-dressed celebrities
# Jubilee
From The Daily Edge
# Jubilee

In pictures: The Queen meets oddly-dressed celebrities

Jun 5th 2012, 11:12 AM 8,892 Views 51 Comments

One runs into the strangest people at one’s Diamond Jubilee.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 4 June, 2012

Prince Philip hospitalised with bladder infection
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Prince Philip hospitalised with bladder infection

Jun 4th 2012, 5:38 PM 6,661 Views 49 Comments

Buckingham Palace says the 91-year-old Duke of Edinburgh’s hospitalisation is a “precautionary measure” amid the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 3 June, 2012

In pictures: Thousands gather as Thames flotilla marks Queen's 60 years
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

In pictures: Thousands gather as Thames flotilla marks Queen's 60 years

Jun 3rd 2012, 5:43 PM 8,095 Views 83 Comments

In one of a series of events taking place this weekend and early next week, hundreds of boats gathered to sail down the River Thames as the rain fell on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Queen off to the races as jubilee events begin
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

Queen off to the races as jubilee events begin

Jun 2nd 2012, 11:12 AM 2,083 Views 42 Comments

Queen Elizabeth is heading to Epsom for the Derby, as Britain begins a four-day weekend to mark her 60 years.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Enda Kenny: Queen Elizabeth II is 'awesome'
# Queen
# Queen

Enda Kenny: Queen Elizabeth II is 'awesome'

Mar 20th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,009 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach also extended the compliment to Barack Obama during a speech in Washington DC.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 10 March, 2012

In pics: Tensions, visits and tantrums - the new Dáil's first year in photos
# One Year In
# One Year In

In pics: Tensions, visits and tantrums - the new Dáil's first year in photos

Mar 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,384 Views 5 Comments

It’s been exactly one year since the current crop of TDs took their seats in Leinster House for the first session of the current Dáil. Here’s what’s happened over the year in photographs.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader

Feb 7th 2012, 11:21 AM 7,537 Views 77 Comments

Tom Elliott says the Queen’s visit last year forged a new relationship – and joining the Commonwealth would honour her jubilee.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 6 February, 2012

GALLERY: Queen Elizabeth marks 60 years of power
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

GALLERY: Queen Elizabeth marks 60 years of power

Feb 6th 2012, 4:49 PM 4,780 Views 49 Comments

Britain’s King George VI died sixty years ago today – making his eldest daughter, then 25, the head of seven different countries. She’s now the head of 16 – and has ruled over no fewer than 32.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 22 January, 2012

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:25 PM 3,570 Views 32 Comments

The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
# Shindig
From The Daily Edge
# Shindig

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

Jan 18th 2012, 1:46 PM 2,595 Views 24 Comments

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

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fit for a Queen: British minister suggests a yacht for diamond jubilee
# One's Boat
# One's Boat

Fit for a Queen: British minister suggests a yacht for diamond jubilee

Jan 16th 2012, 9:41 AM 1,911 Views 27 Comments

Michael Gove believes that Her Majesty deserves “a gift from the nation” to mark the diamond jubilee.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 30 December, 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

Dec 30th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,284 Views 2 Comments

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,116 Views 8 Comments

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

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Prince Philip undergoes heart surgery
# Buckingham Palace
# Buckingham Palace

Prince Philip undergoes heart surgery

Dec 24th 2011, 8:00 AM 3,635 Views 10 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for a blocked artery which had been causing him discomfort.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 23 December, 2011

Prince Philip taken to hospital with chest pains
# Prince Philip
# Prince Philip

Prince Philip taken to hospital with chest pains

Dec 23rd 2011, 8:48 PM 4,318 Views 28 Comments

The 90-year-old husband of the Queen is undergoing tests at a cardiac unit.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA

Nov 24th 2011, 3:40 PM 2,664 Views 37 Comments

The government is “resisting paying” for the security operation around the visits earlier this year, the union has said.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

Nov 10th 2011, 8:30 PM 553 Views 174 Comments

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.

In pictures: The sporting presidency of Mary McAleese
# Reeling In The Years
From The42
# Reeling In The Years

In pictures: The sporting presidency of Mary McAleese

Nov 10th 2011, 12:27 PM 1,278 Views 9 Comments

As President Mary McAleese enjoys her final day in office, we look back at some of the sporting highlights of her 14 years in the Áras.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

2011 marks recovery for Irish tourism
# Destination Ireland
# Destination Ireland

2011 marks recovery for Irish tourism

Nov 1st 2011, 7:00 AM 606 Views 13 Comments

Research by Fáilte Ireland has indicated that 2011 is proving to be a turning point for Irish tourism.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi wanted to be 'like the Queen of England'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:33 PM 796 Views 7 Comments

An investigation into the six-month campaign to overthrow the now fugitive Colonel has revealed his desperate attempts to retain some semblance of control.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 1 July, 2011

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

No decision on Carlton House's Epsom run until Friday
# Derby Days
From The42
# Derby Days

No decision on Carlton House's Epsom run until Friday

Jun 1st 2011, 1:55 PM 90 Views 0 Comments

Connections promise to give Royal challenger every possible opportunity to recover from ankle strain.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 30 May, 2011

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates
# Tourism
# Tourism

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates

May 30th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

Cork, Tipperary, Kildare and Moneygall are all seeing an increase in interest following the visits by the US President and Queen Elizabeth II. Twitter reveals that people are going to Moneygall just to say they were there.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Engaging with the EU: Why Ireland should have sympathy with Turkey
# Opinion
# Opinion

Engaging with the EU: Why Ireland should have sympathy with Turkey

May 25th 2011, 3:33 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

European Studies expert Kerem Oktem examines the common ground between Turkey and Ireland – and why Lucinda Creighton, who was supposed to launch his latest book, is “misguided” in her outlook on his country.

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas' European tour battles on
# Jetlagged
From The Daily Edge
# Jetlagged

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas' European tour battles on

May 25th 2011, 9:17 AM 604 Views 2 Comments

On the second leg of their European tour, the US President temporarily loses three years, while his wife struggles to hold onto her hair…and her dress.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

How do you do? The Obamas check in at Buckingham Palace
# Meet The Windsors
From The Daily Edge
# Meet The Windsors

How do you do? The Obamas check in at Buckingham Palace

May 24th 2011, 2:15 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

As they begin a three-day state visit to the UK, the Obamas meet the royal newly-weds and trade stories from Ireland with the Queen, allegedly.

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround

May 24th 2011, 8:00 AM 13 Views 0 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, despite the hype, the visits of Queen Elizabeth II and President Barack Obama will not be the catalyst for a major change in Ireland’s financial fortunes.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?

May 21st 2011, 12:17 PM 7,052 Views 32 Comments

A historic visit has passed off relatively peacefully and been heralded as a great success, so much so that the Queen wants to come back. But should she?

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

May 21st 2011, 7:59 AM 552 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 20 May, 2011

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4
# Royal Visit
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Visit

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4

May 20th 2011, 6:30 PM 629 Views 0 Comments

The fourth and final day of Liz and Phil’s Irish trip – as seen on Twitter.

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

May 20th 2011, 5:46 PM 27 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

In pictures: The final day of the Queen’s historic visit
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

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

May 20th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,164 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary and Cork are on the checklist for today’s final jaunt around the country…

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen

May 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,473 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?

May 20th 2011, 10:25 AM 5,200 Views 0 Comments

Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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

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

May 19th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,364 Views 0 Comments

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.

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3

May 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 951 Views 0 Comments

A more fun-filled day today for the British monarch, Twitter notes. But did one overhear a little gaffe from Prince Philip?

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing

May 19th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,306 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.