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#Royal Visit

# royal-visit - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 2
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The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 2

May 18th 2011, 7:32 PM 901 Views 1 Comment

Queen Elizabeth II made it to Croke Park in one of the most heavily symbolic days of her Irish trip, as noted by Twitter.

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

May 18th 2011, 7:02 PM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

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

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach
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Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach

May 18th 2011, 6:34 PM 659 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron says he looks forward to the opportunity to develop Anglo-Irish relations as “neighbours and friends”.

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

May 18th 2011, 6:10 PM 2,389 Views 0 Comments

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.

Take 5: Wednesday
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Take 5: Wednesday

May 18th 2011, 4:52 PM 1,670 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

In pictures: Queen Elizabeth visits Croker
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In pictures: Queen Elizabeth visits Croker

May 18th 2011, 4:48 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

The British monarch made a poignant visit to Jones’ Rd this afternoon where she met intercounty players, toured the grounds and walked out on the famous sod.

Hallowed ground: Queen Elizabeth II visits Croke Park on historic day for GAA
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Hallowed ground: Queen Elizabeth II visits Croke Park on historic day for GAA

May 18th 2011, 4:05 PM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

Royal party learn about the history and culture of the GAA during 50-minute visit to Headquarters.

Adams asks Kenny to respect right to boycott Queen’s visit events
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Adams asks Kenny to respect right to boycott Queen’s visit events

May 18th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,507 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin President lashes out in the Dáil at Taoiseach Enda Kenny, asking him to respect his right not to attend events.

Demonstrators remanded in custody over anti-Royal demonstrations
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Demonstrators remanded in custody over anti-Royal demonstrations

May 18th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,009 Views 0 Comments

Twenty demonstrators are remanded in custody with consent to bail, while there are no further public order arrests today.

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

May 18th 2011, 12:55 PM 2,413 Views 0 Comments

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

Duking it out: Our tips for gaffe-prone Prince Philip on his way around Ireland
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Duking it out: Our tips for gaffe-prone Prince Philip on his way around Ireland

May 18th 2011, 12:39 PM 3,336 Views 0 Comments

The Queen’s consort verged on creating another of his trademark foot-in-mouth moments at the Guinness Storehouse this morning so TheJournal.ie has come up with an etiquette checklist for the Duke of Edinburgh.

Twenty people in court over protests during royal visit to Dublin
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Twenty people in court over protests during royal visit to Dublin

May 18th 2011, 8:12 AM 1,090 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are prepared for further disruptions by demonstrators today, as the British monarch begins the second day of her state visit to Ireland.

Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit
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Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit

May 18th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

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.

# royal-visit - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Traffic jams fit for a Queen: how to get around Dublin
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Traffic jams fit for a Queen: how to get around Dublin

May 17th 2011, 10:06 PM 3,236 Views 0 Comments

The Queen will tomorrow tour the Guinness Storehouse, Islandbridge and Croke Park. Here’s where traffic will be hit.

Slideshow: Meaningful points on the Queen's itinerary
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Slideshow: Meaningful points on the Queen's itinerary

May 17th 2011, 9:28 PM 2,541 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth’s itinerary is rich with historical significance – with stops including the National War Memorial Garden and Croke Park. We look at the past events associated with some of her stops.

Twenty to appear in court over Queen's Visit protests
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Twenty to appear in court over Queen's Visit protests

May 17th 2011, 9:17 PM 2,329 Views 0 Comments

21 people are arrested over a handful of demonstrations coinciding with the Queen’s visit to Dublin city centre this afternoon.

In pictures: the first day of the Queen's historic visit
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In pictures: the first day of the Queen's historic visit

May 17th 2011, 8:59 PM 2,506 Views 6 Comments

The first hours of the first ever visit by a British Monarch to the Republic of Ireland – as seen through the camera lens.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 17th 2011, 8:08 PM 3,474 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

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

May 17th 2011, 7:06 PM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

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

State of the city: Dublin traffic restrictions eased after Queen's visit
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State of the city: Dublin traffic restrictions eased after Queen's visit

May 17th 2011, 5:08 PM 1,710 Views 0 Comments

The temporary partition of Dublin along the Liffey has ended, with bus and Luas services returning to normal.

Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance
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Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance

May 17th 2011, 4:56 PM 9,308 Views 0 Comments

“All hell breaks loose” on Dorset Street as the Queen arrives to lay a wreath to Irish republicans at the Garden of Remembrance.

Take 5: Tuesday
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Take 5: Tuesday

May 17th 2011, 4:46 PM 5,395 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

May 17th 2011, 4:02 PM 1,919 Views 0 Comments

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

Controlled explosion carried out on “elaborate hoax” device in Fairview
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Controlled explosion carried out on “elaborate hoax” device in Fairview

May 17th 2011, 3:44 PM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

The suspicious device was found earlier this afternoon on Dublin’s northside, just as Queen Elizabeth II was set to touch down in Ireland for visit.

How not to... conduct a flag-burning protest
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How not to... conduct a flag-burning protest

May 17th 2011, 3:16 PM 11,378 Views 49 Comments

Rule number one for the symbolic burning of a national flag: Check it is made of flammable material.

Play Fantasy Monarchy: Your chance to elect Ireland's royal family
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Play Fantasy Monarchy: Your chance to elect Ireland's royal family

May 17th 2011, 1:29 PM 2,673 Views 0 Comments

If it came down to it, who would you pick to fill Irish royal roles, such as Rí or Banríon na hÉireann?

Union Jack flies across from Government buildings as the Queen touches down
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Union Jack flies across from Government buildings as the Queen touches down

May 17th 2011, 11:56 AM 8,711 Views 13 Comments

The view from Leinster House shows the Union Jack flying next to the Tricolour to welcome Queen Elizabeth II.

Bombs scares and controlled explosion herald the Queen's historic visit to Ireland
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Bombs scares and controlled explosion herald the Queen's historic visit to Ireland

May 17th 2011, 8:36 AM 1,750 Views 9 Comments

It’s all systems go for Queen Elizabeth II’s first ever trip to the Republic. Enda Kenny says he hopes protesters don’t embarass the country as the eyes of the world’s media turn on Ireland.

Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland
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Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland

May 17th 2011, 8:31 AM 2,434 Views 0 Comments

Our selection of a few other controversial and divisive visits to Ireland from past years – all with lesser impact on Dublin traffic.

Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit
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Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit

May 17th 2011, 7:21 AM 2,194 Views 0 Comments

A viable IED was discovered on a bus in Maynooth last night, while a security alert at the Luas stop in Blackhorse this morning has been declared a hoax.

# royal-visit - Monday 16 May, 2011

Sinn Féin tables motion urging UK to release Dublin-Monaghan files
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Sinn Féin tables motion urging UK to release Dublin-Monaghan files

May 16th 2011, 9:37 PM 962 Views 0 Comments

A private members’ motion put by Sinn Féin coincides with the 37th anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.

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

May 16th 2011, 6:59 PM 4,246 Views 0 Comments

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

Take 5: Monday
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Take 5: Monday

May 16th 2011, 4:52 PM 2,760 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat
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Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat

May 16th 2011, 1:01 PM 2,293 Views 0 Comments

Scotland Yard says the warning is “non-specific” in time and location – there have been two other security alerts in central London today.

President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment
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President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment

May 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,022 Views 0 Comments

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.

# royal-visit - Friday 13 May, 2011

'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats
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'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats

May 13th 2011, 8:22 AM 1,381 Views 0 Comments

While Islam convert is being held in security operation around US presidential visit, file going to the DPP on another man suspected of photographing Garden of Remembrance ‘with intent’.

# royal-visit - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe
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Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe

May 10th 2011, 11:09 AM 3,337 Views 4 Comments

So our national tourism board got the British royal etiquette wrong – but how easy is it to know how to greet a monarch? We look at international royal meet ‘n’ greet customs.

# royal-visit - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Trim pipe bomb may have been protest at Queen's visit
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Trim pipe bomb may have been protest at Queen's visit

May 4th 2011, 10:54 AM 1,158 Views 0 Comments

Minsiter for Justice Alan Shatter says a pipe bomb thrown at the Duke of Wellington monument may have been a protest.

# royal-visit - Monday 25 April, 2011

'Real IRA' group threatens to kill more PSNI officers
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'Real IRA' group threatens to kill more PSNI officers

Apr 25th 2011, 6:44 PM 3,118 Views 0 Comments

A group styling itself the ‘Real IRA’ says it will continue to target Northern policemen, and opposes the visit of Queen Elizabeth.

Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf
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Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf

Apr 25th 2011, 11:39 AM 2,612 Views 0 Comments

Grand National preparations are disrupted after a slogan protesting the Queen’s visit is burnt into turf at the finishing post.