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The Evening with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
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.
Massive pay rise for Queen Elizabeth II
Pay will rise by 16 per cent as Britons are warned of 10 more years of austerity.
From #danafacts to #cardiff: top hashtags of the 31st Dáil’s first year
The government’s first year in office has seen Twitter debates over Miss Piggy, print toner and internship schemes.
Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours
A list detailing the 277 names of people who have refused royal honours has been published for the first time.
Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.
14 game-changing moments of 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron
The British PM pays tribute to the Queen’s State Visit in a documentary tonight.
'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen
Queen Elizabeth II mentioned her “memorable and historic” visit to Ireland in her annual Christmas broadcast yesterday.
It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011
The nicer side of the news…
In pictures: the 14 years of President Mary McAleese
As it is the last day of President Mary McAleese’s time in office, we have taken a look back at the highlights of her two-term presidency.
New (legal) 'Star Wars' currency...and 5 other unusual coins
Queen Elizabeth II will be joined by Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker on the legal tender of a Pacific island nation. Will these be the weirdest coins in the world?
In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit
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.
Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit
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.
Eight men arrested over royal visit protests
The arrests were made yesterday after gardaí and protesters clashed in the Christchurch area of Dublin city.
What the international media is saying about the Queen's visit
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.
Duking it out, part deux: Who wants to stop for a Guinness?
One really has a goo on one, doesn’t one, Prince Philip?
The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed today's visit
The conduct of those inside and outside the security cordons in Dublin today comes under scrutiny from Twitter.
Gallery: International press focus on historical and security elements of royal visit
Check out some of the headlines the British monarch’s visit to Ireland is generating around the world.
Gerry Adams suggests alternative celebration for Queen’s visit: a celebration of republicanism
Sinn Féin party leader outlines a range of alternative activities including the release of 1,000 black balloons during the royal visit.
President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment
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.