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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Royal Visit

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In full: the speech of Queen Elizabeth at the State Dinner
The full text of Her Majesty’s remarks at this evening’s State Banquet being held in her honour at Dublin Castle.
“A Úachtaráin, agus a chairde” – Queen offers “sincere sympathy” to victims of Anglo-Irish conflict
Queen Elizabeth tells the State Dinner at Dublin Castle that Ireland and the UK are becoming “as good neighbours should be”.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
In pictures: The second day of the Queen’s historic visit
The British monarch’s trip today includes a sniff of Guinness, a State dinner, the Islandbridge war memorial and a poignant visit to Croke Park.
The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 2
Queen Elizabeth II made it to Croke Park in one of the most heavily symbolic days of her Irish trip, as noted by Twitter.
Hungry yet? Beef and salmon on the menu for Royal dinner
Ever had Meath strawberries? How about Irish apple balsamic vinegar meringue? All on the menu in Dublin Castle tonight.
Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach
David Cameron says he looks forward to the opportunity to develop Anglo-Irish relations as “neighbours and friends”.
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.
In pictures: Queen Elizabeth visits Croker
The British monarch made a poignant visit to Jones’ Rd this afternoon where she met intercounty players, toured the grounds and walked out on the famous sod.
Hallowed ground: Queen Elizabeth II visits Croke Park on historic day for GAA
Royal party learn about the history and culture of the GAA during 50-minute visit to Headquarters.
Adams asks Kenny to respect right to boycott Queen’s visit events
The Sinn Féin President lashes out in the Dáil at Taoiseach Enda Kenny, asking him to respect his right not to attend events.
Demonstrators remanded in custody over anti-Royal demonstrations
Twenty demonstrators are remanded in custody with consent to bail, while there are no further public order arrests today.
Duking it out, part deux: Who wants to stop for a Guinness?
One really has a goo on one, doesn’t one, Prince Philip?
Duking it out: Our tips for gaffe-prone Prince Philip on his way around Ireland
The Queen’s consort verged on creating another of his trademark foot-in-mouth moments at the Guinness Storehouse this morning so has come up with an etiquette checklist for the Duke of Edinburgh.
Twenty people in court over protests during royal visit to Dublin
Gardaí are prepared for further disruptions by demonstrators today, as the British monarch begins the second day of her state visit to Ireland.
Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will visit the Guinness Storehouse, the Irish War Memorial Garden at Islandbridge, Croke Park, and attend a banquet in Dublin Castle later today – where she will be joined by David Cameron.
Traffic jams fit for a Queen: how to get around Dublin
The Queen will tomorrow tour the Guinness Storehouse, Islandbridge and Croke Park. Here’s where traffic will be hit.
Slideshow: Meaningful points on the Queen's itinerary
Queen Elizabeth’s itinerary is rich with historical significance – with stops including the National War Memorial Garden and Croke Park. We look at the past events associated with some of her stops.
Twenty to appear in court over Queen's Visit protests
21 people are arrested over a handful of demonstrations coinciding with the Queen’s visit to Dublin city centre this afternoon.
In pictures: the first day of the Queen's historic visit
The first hours of the first ever visit by a British Monarch to the Republic of Ireland – as seen through the camera lens.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
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.
State of the city: Dublin traffic restrictions eased after Queen's visit
The temporary partition of Dublin along the Liffey has ended, with bus and Luas services returning to normal.
Twenty-one arrests in city centre as Queen visits Garden of Remembrance
“All hell breaks loose” on Dorset Street as the Queen arrives to lay a wreath to Irish republicans at the Garden of Remembrance.
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.
Controlled explosion carried out on “elaborate hoax” device in Fairview
The suspicious device was found earlier this afternoon on Dublin’s northside, just as Queen Elizabeth II was set to touch down in Ireland for visit.
How not to... conduct a flag-burning protest
Rule number one for the symbolic burning of a national flag: Check it is made of flammable material.
Play Fantasy Monarchy: Your chance to elect Ireland's royal family
If it came down to it, who would you pick to fill Irish royal roles, such as Rí or Banríon na hÉireann?
Union Jack flies across from Government buildings as the Queen touches down
The view from Leinster House shows the Union Jack flying next to the Tricolour to welcome Queen Elizabeth II.
Bombs scares and controlled explosion herald the Queen's historic visit to Ireland
It’s all systems go for Queen Elizabeth II’s first ever trip to the Republic. Enda Kenny says he hopes protesters don’t embarass the country as the eyes of the world’s media turn on Ireland.
Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland
Our selection of a few other controversial and divisive visits to Ireland from past years – all with lesser impact on Dublin traffic.
Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit
A viable IED was discovered on a bus in Maynooth last night, while a security alert at the Luas stop in Blackhorse this morning has been declared a hoax.
Sinn Féin tables motion urging UK to release Dublin-Monaghan files
A private members’ motion put by Sinn Féin coincides with the 37th anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.
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.
Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat
Scotland Yard says the warning is “non-specific” in time and location – there have been two other security alerts in central London today.
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.
'Taliban Terry' still being held over alleged Obama threats
While Islam convert is being held in security operation around US presidential visit, file going to the DPP on another man suspected of photographing Garden of Remembrance ‘with intent’.