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# queens-visit - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"
# Threats
# Threats

Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"

Nov 30th 2016, 5:13 PM 18,014 Views 0 Comments

Donal Billings has also been convicted of making false telephone threats.

# queens-visit - Sunday 17 November, 2013

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK
# State Visit
# State Visit

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK

Nov 17th 2013, 9:01 PM 22,978 Views 162 Comments

President Higgins said he is “very pleased” with the invite from the Queen of England.

# queens-visit - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

Jan 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 609 Views 119 Comments

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

# queens-visit - Friday 2 March, 2012

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year
# Entertainment
# Entertainment

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year

Mar 2nd 2012, 2:20 PM 2,630 Views 41 Comments

Two-thirds of the spending came from the Department of Foreign Affairs, incurred for the visits of the Queen and Obama.

# queens-visit - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography

Feb 25th 2012, 6:50 PM 7,457 Views 42 Comments

Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.

# queens-visit - 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 7,530 Views 77 Comments

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

# queens-visit - Sunday 22 January, 2012

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:25 PM 3,568 Views 32 Comments

The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.

# queens-visit - Monday 2 January, 2012

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland?

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:33 PM 20,394 Views 274 Comments

A new report suggests that flying the UK flag would help boost tourism. So do you think we should?

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges
# Fly The Flag
# Fly The Flag

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 6,314 Views 96 Comments

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

# queens-visit - Friday 30 December, 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011

Dec 30th 2011, 7:00 PM 4,268 Views 1 Comment

What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

Dec 30th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,281 Views 2 Comments

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

# queens-visit - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Iconic photo of Queen's Cork visit signed and sent to Buckingham Palace
# Me And The Queen
# Me And The Queen

Iconic photo of Queen's Cork visit signed and sent to Buckingham Palace

Sep 14th 2011, 12:11 PM 5,825 Views 14 Comments

Fishmonger Pat O’Connell has signed the photograph of himself and Queen Elizabeth that was one of the most iconic images from the monarch’s historic visit last May.

# queens-visit - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

In Pictures: Fairview pub gutted by fire after armed robbery
# Fairview
# Fairview

In Pictures: Fairview pub gutted by fire after armed robbery

Aug 2nd 2011, 10:45 AM 6,397 Views 8 Comments

The bar manager was tied up as armed robbers got away with a substantial amount of money.

# queens-visit - Friday 1 July, 2011

# queens-visit - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach
# Visits
# Visits

State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach

Jun 21st 2011, 4:22 PM 388 Views 12 Comments

Enda Kenny says the total cost has not been finalised, but the total costs of the Royal and Obama visits will be around €20m.

Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits

Jun 21st 2011, 3:54 PM 2,511 Views 41 Comments

The Garda representative body says some members were denied “basic human needs” and felt “undervalued”.

# queens-visit - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 5th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,533 Views 0 Comments

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

# queens-visit - Saturday 4 June, 2011

# queens-visit - Monday 30 May, 2011

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates
# Tourism
# Tourism

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates

May 30th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

Cork, Tipperary, Kildare and Moneygall are all seeing an increase in interest following the visits by the US President and Queen Elizabeth II. Twitter reveals that people are going to Moneygall just to say they were there.

# queens-visit - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace

May 25th 2011, 10:50 AM 808 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.

# queens-visit - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits
# Visits
# Visits

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits

May 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 823 Views 0 Comments

Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround

May 24th 2011, 8:00 AM 12 Views 0 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, despite the hype, the visits of Queen Elizabeth II and President Barack Obama will not be the catalyst for a major change in Ireland’s financial fortunes.

# queens-visit - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 21st 2011, 8:08 PM 2,144 Views 0 Comments

The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?

May 21st 2011, 12:17 PM 7,044 Views 32 Comments

A historic visit has passed off relatively peacefully and been heralded as a great success, so much so that the Queen wants to come back. But should she?

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

May 21st 2011, 7:59 AM 543 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# queens-visit - Friday 20 May, 2011

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4
# Royal Visit
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Visit

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4

May 20th 2011, 6:30 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

The fourth and final day of Liz and Phil’s Irish trip – as seen on Twitter.

Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland

May 20th 2011, 5:51 PM 1,993 Views 47 Comments

As a historic Royal Visit comes to an end, Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Queen has expressed her wish to return to Ireland.

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

May 20th 2011, 5:46 PM 25 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

In pictures: The final day of the Queen’s historic visit
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

In pictures: The final day of the Queen’s historic visit

May 20th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,137 Views 6 Comments

Tipperary and Cork are on the checklist for today’s final jaunt around the country…

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?

May 20th 2011, 10:25 AM 5,199 Views 0 Comments

Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?

# queens-visit - Thursday 19 May, 2011

In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit

May 19th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,346 Views 0 Comments

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.

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3

May 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 945 Views 0 Comments

A more fun-filled day today for the British monarch, Twitter notes. But did one overhear a little gaffe from Prince Philip?

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Toll-free traffic this evening in light of Queen's event

May 19th 2011, 5:02 PM 698 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald
# Garret Fitzgerald
# Garret Fitzgerald

Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald

May 19th 2011, 12:01 PM 1,404 Views 0 Comments

The British monarch has joined list of public figures paying tribute to the “true statesman” Garret FitzGerald, who has passed away.

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit

May 19th 2011, 11:47 AM 2,776 Views 3 Comments

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.

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing

May 19th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,296 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests
# Protests
# Protests

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests

May 19th 2011, 9:20 AM 1,229 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were made yesterday after gardaí and protesters clashed in the Christchurch area of Dublin city.

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