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#Diamond Jubilee

# diamond-jubilee - Monday 10 June, 2013

Prince Philip to take 'two months of convalescence' after surgery
# Duke Of Edinburgh
# Duke Of Edinburgh

Prince Philip to take 'two months of convalescence' after surgery

Jun 10th 2013, 7:18 PM 9,221 Views 44 Comments

The Queen is visiting her husband in hospital tonight, as he marks his 92nd birthday.

# diamond-jubilee - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital for 'exploratory operation'
# Prince Philip
# Prince Philip

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital for 'exploratory operation'

Jun 6th 2013, 7:49 PM 8,552 Views 68 Comments

Prince Philip is admitted to the London Clinic, where he is expected to remain for up to a fortnight.

# diamond-jubilee - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,898 Views 7 Comments

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.

# diamond-jubilee - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth
# BONG
# BONG

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

Jun 26th 2012, 7:48 PM 10,234 Views 47 Comments

The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit

Jun 26th 2012, 8:58 AM 3,226 Views 26 Comments

The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Enniskillen today and Belfast tomorrow, when she will meet Martin McGuinness.

# diamond-jubilee - Friday 22 June, 2012

SF leaders to discuss potential McGuinness meeting with Queen Elizabeth
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

SF leaders to discuss potential McGuinness meeting with Queen Elizabeth

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:01 AM 2,200 Views 41 Comments

The party’s Ard Comhairle will meet in Dublin this morning to discuss a potential meeting to coincide with the Jubilee.

# diamond-jubilee - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Prince Philip leaves hospital after five-night stay
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Prince Philip leaves hospital after five-night stay

Jun 9th 2012, 12:01 PM 2,545 Views 34 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh will now be able to celebrate his 91st birthday at home.

Photos: Cathedral lays down real grass inside for Queen dinner
# Grass Verge
From The Daily Edge
# Grass Verge

Photos: Cathedral lays down real grass inside for Queen dinner

Jun 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,455 Views 31 Comments

That’s going to take a long time to mow.

# diamond-jubilee - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations

Jun 6th 2012, 1:17 PM 6,076 Views 37 Comments

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has released the video taken from the wing of a Spitfire fighter plane. You can even spot Buckingham Palace…

# diamond-jubilee - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Starbucks Ireland says it hopes customers will forgive them
# God Save Our Beans
# God Save Our Beans

Starbucks Ireland says it hopes customers will forgive them

Jun 5th 2012, 8:48 PM 23,082 Views 98 Comments

The coffee giant got into a bit of bother today when it committed a social networking faux pas…

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 8,893 Views 51 Comments

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

# diamond-jubilee - 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.

# diamond-jubilee - 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 8,096 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.

# diamond-jubilee - 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.

# diamond-jubilee - Monday 12 March, 2012

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK
# Water
# Water

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK

Mar 12th 2012, 9:19 PM 4,469 Views 10 Comments

Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.

# diamond-jubilee - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt
# Race Of His Life
From The Daily Edge
# Race Of His Life

Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt

Mar 6th 2012, 11:00 PM 5,988 Views 26 Comments

Although the Jamaican sprinter seemed to give the Prince a bit of an easy ride in the 100m dash…

# diamond-jubilee - Friday 17 February, 2012

Sinn Féin councillors support Belfast Diamond Jubilee events
# Shindig
# Shindig

Sinn Féin councillors support Belfast Diamond Jubilee events

Feb 17th 2012, 8:51 AM 1,770 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin members told a council meeting that they would support the celebrations, including a Big Sunday Lunch and a tea dance.

# diamond-jubilee - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Feb 11th 2012, 6:59 PM 2,495 Views 6 Comments

Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…

# diamond-jubilee - 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 7,541 Views 77 Comments

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

# diamond-jubilee - 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 4,787 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.

# diamond-jubilee - 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.

# diamond-jubilee - 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 1,914 Views 27 Comments

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