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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"
Donal Billings has also been convicted of making false telephone threats.
President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK
President Higgins said he is “very pleased” with the invite from the Queen of England.
Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.
Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year
Two-thirds of the spending came from the Department of Foreign Affairs, incurred for the visits of the Queen and Obama.
Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography
Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.
McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'
The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.
Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges
The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.
Top 10 stories that you searched for in 2011
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
It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.
Iconic photo of Queen's Cork visit signed and sent to Buckingham Palace
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.
In Pictures: Fairview pub gutted by fire after armed robbery
The bar manager was tied up as armed robbers got away with a substantial amount of money.
State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach
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
The Garda representative body says some members were denied “basic human needs” and felt “undervalued”.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
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?
The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates
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.
Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace
Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.
€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits
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
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.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
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?
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
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4
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
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
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
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?
Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?
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.
The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3
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
Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald
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
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
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
The arrests were made yesterday after gardaí and protesters clashed in the Christchurch area of Dublin city.