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# Queen Elizabeth II

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# queen's visit
Security concerns over threat from dissident republicans during Queen's visit
Gardaí have criticised the itinerary for the Queen’s four-day visit to Ireland later this month.
# Going Viral
The YouTube top 10: because we're on the bench again
If it’s Thursday – it must be the round-up of the week’s best videos. It is Thursday, right?
# Royal Visit
Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf
Grand National preparations are disrupted after a slogan protesting the Queen’s visit is burnt into turf at the finishing post.
# Where am I sitting?
Guest list confirmed and seating plan for royal wedding revealed
Guests include the crown prince of Bahrain, Mr Bean, the Beckhams and Elton John but not Nicolas Sarkozy nor Barack Obama.
# Royal appointment
Queen Elizabeth to visit Croke Park, GAA confirm
Association officials expect the decision to be welcomed by its members, they insist.
# Royal Visit
Queen's three-day visit confirmed for May 17
The British Embassy and Áras an Úachtaráin confirm a programme of events including visits to Croke Park and the Guinness Storehouse, as well as stops in Cashel and Cork.
# Baldonnell
Pick-axe attack on runway may have been bid to scupper Queen
The weekend attack on the runway at Casement Aerodrome could have been a plan to stop Queen Elizabeth from coming.
# Visits
Queen's visit set for May 17 as Garda holidays cancelled
All leave is cancelled between May 16 and 25 – as officers are told to expect the Queen’s visit between May 17 and 19.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you welcome the Queen's visit to Croke Park?
Reports at the weekend suggest that the Queen plans to visit Croke Pk in May. What do you think?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: April Fool's Day’s daily guide to what’s been going on for the last 24 hours: credit ratings, Cork visits and Kerry presidents?
# royal cork
British Queen Elizabeth "coming to Cork"
Lord Mayor of Cork is “confident” that his invitation will see her heading to the city on May 20.
# frocks and socks
Frocks and, er, socks: Queen Elizabeth II dresses to go on show here
British ambassador will exhibit QEII evening gowns in his Dublin home – alongside the work of some UK designers.
# Wedding Bells
Tindall chooses rugby over royal honeymoon
The England centre has declared himself available for a World Cup warm-up match just days after his wedding.
# Royal Visit
Fairview pub may be forced to remove ‘Queen is barred’ banner
John Stokes – father of Celtic player Anthony – may be forced to scrap the banner in order to retain his pub’s licence.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it time that the Queen visited Ireland?
The British monarch is coming to Ireland, possibly as early as May of this year. Are you bothered?
# Royal Visit
Queen's visit is 'premature' and will cause offence, says Adams
The Sinn Féin president says the ongoing partition of Ireland means the visit of Queen Elizabeth to the Republic is ill-timed.
# Scrooge
Queen cancels staff Christmas party
Staff party cancelled because of “current economic climate”
# British Politics
Griffin denied entry to Buckingham Palace garden party
The BNP leader was turned away after officials said he was using his invitation for party ‘political means’.