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# Matters of State

Last year
# Matters of State
The Queen and Us: An historic visit and the complicated relationship between Britain and Ireland
Ireland is more exposed to the Britain’s relationship with its monarchy than any other nation.
All time
# Matters of State
We're to 'work from home unless it's absolutely necessary', so can the civil service set an example?
Several ministers have said their departments have been facilitating government advice.
# Matters of State
'Low-key' Queen's Speech will see monarch wearing hat not crown and Boris Johnson sidelining Brexit
The UK Prime Minister is expected to push his agenda beyond Brexit by focusing on the NHS and government spending.
# Matters of State
"Let’s move beyond symbolism" - Dáil votes unanimously to recognise the State of Palestine
The motion calls on the Government to change Ireland’s official position.
# For the birds
A senator wants something done about 'raucous seagulls stealing children's lollipops'
“It seems the seagulls have lost the run of themselves completely,” Ned O’Sullivan said in the Seanad today.
# Matters of State
Leo Varadkar on Rosanna's topless shoot: 'I wouldn't do it myself'
It’s the burning issue in Irish political and social discussion this week so it’s only right that the Transport Minister has his say.