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# royal-visit - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach
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State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach

Jun 21st 2011, 4:22 PM 388 Views 12 Comments

Enda Kenny says the total cost has not been finalised, but the total costs of the Royal and Obama visits will be around €20m.

# royal-visit - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly
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Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly

Jun 9th 2011, 3:44 PM 484 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.

# royal-visit - Monday 30 May, 2011

Take 5: Monday
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Take 5: Monday

May 30th 2011, 4:50 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# royal-visit - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

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

May 25th 2011, 3:33 PM 106 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.

Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace
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Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace

May 25th 2011, 10:50 AM 808 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.

# royal-visit - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits
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€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits

May 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 823 Views 0 Comments

Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.

# royal-visit - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 21st 2011, 8:08 PM 2,144 Views 0 Comments

The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?
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Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?

May 21st 2011, 12:17 PM 7,044 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 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

May 21st 2011, 8:57 AM 1,692 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know before 9am including: Preparations underway for Obama visit; Garret FitzGerald to lie in repose in Dublin today; thousands protest in Spain; and the end of the world, or not.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

May 21st 2011, 7:59 AM 543 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# royal-visit - Friday 20 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

May 20th 2011, 7:56 PM 2,784 Views 0 Comments

The world is ending tomorrow (we’re told) so here it is: the last ever wrap-up of the day’s news.

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

May 20th 2011, 6:30 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

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

Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland
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Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland

May 20th 2011, 5:51 PM 1,992 Views 47 Comments

As a historic Royal Visit comes to an end, Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Queen has expressed her wish to return to Ireland.

Take 5: Friday
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Take 5: Friday

May 20th 2011, 4:54 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

May 20th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,132 Views 6 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
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"We were a bit worried about the curtsy" - Olivia O' Leary's ode to the Queen

May 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,404 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.

One loves a good chooooon - A soundtrack for the Queen's visit
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From The Daily Edge
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One loves a good chooooon - A soundtrack for the Queen's visit

May 20th 2011, 11:15 AM 529 Views 3 Comments

The Queen has been entertained by Riverdance, Westlife and Mary Byrne at the Convention Centre in Dublin, but what songs might President McAleese have put on an iPod playlist for her visit?

Mad, bad and frisky: Meet the British monarchy on screen
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From The Daily Edge
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Mad, bad and frisky: Meet the British monarchy on screen

May 20th 2011, 10:55 AM 618 Views 0 Comments

TV and movies have had their take on the succession of British royals – but were they really that good-looking?

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

May 20th 2011, 10:25 AM 5,199 Views 0 Comments

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

The Morning Score: Friday
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The Morning Score: Friday

May 20th 2011, 9:40 AM 52 Views 0 Comments

Bad news for Pádraig Harrington, Lance Armstrong faces fresh claims from a former team-mate and Leinster sweat on BOD’s fitness.

Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí
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Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí

May 20th 2011, 9:08 AM 655 Views 0 Comments

Three men arrested in Kildare yesterday are believed to be IRA supporters who had planned a hoax car bomb to disrupt the Queen’s visit, while 12 people arrested in Dublin last night have been charged and released.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

May 20th 2011, 8:41 AM 2,720 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Holidaymakers warned to check their passports before they book their flights; paraplegic man walks again after pioneering treatment, and one of the world’s largest insurance companies rewards its top sales staff with a mass orgy.

Dublin returns to normal as the Queen heads for Tipperary and Cork
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Dublin returns to normal as the Queen heads for Tipperary and Cork

May 20th 2011, 8:06 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

It’s the final day of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Ireland and along with some royal glamour she’ll bring road closures to Cashel and Cork city.

# royal-visit - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Day 4: how to get around Cashel and Cork as the Queen visits Munster
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Day 4: how to get around Cashel and Cork as the Queen visits Munster

May 19th 2011, 10:46 PM 922 Views 0 Comments

No more traffic closures for Dublin, as the Queen and Prince Philip head to Munster for the final day of a four-day tour.

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

May 19th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,346 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
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The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3

May 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 945 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?

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 19th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event
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Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event

May 19th 2011, 5:02 PM 698 Views 0 Comments

Take 5: Thursday
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Take 5: Thursday

May 19th 2011, 4:50 PM 2,833 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald
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Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald

May 19th 2011, 12:01 PM 1,404 Views 0 Comments

The British monarch has joined list of public figures paying tribute to the “true statesman” Garret FitzGerald, who has passed away.

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

May 19th 2011, 11:47 AM 2,775 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

May 19th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,289 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.

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests
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Eight men arrested over royal visit protests

May 19th 2011, 9:20 AM 1,229 Views 0 Comments

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

Day Three of traffic turmoil: how to get around Dublin today
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Day Three of traffic turmoil: how to get around Dublin today

May 19th 2011, 1:28 AM 1,579 Views 0 Comments

It’ll be a light day of royal events across Dublin and Kildare – here’s what you’ll need to know to get around today.

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

May 19th 2011, 12:04 AM 3,785 Views 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love the sound of tinkling crystal?

# royal-visit - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

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

May 18th 2011, 9:23 PM 2,433 Views 0 Comments

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

May 18th 2011, 9:22 PM 3,920 Views 12 Comments

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

May 18th 2011, 8:55 PM 6,025 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 18th 2011, 8:38 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

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

May 18th 2011, 8:13 PM 6,885 Views 0 Comments

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.