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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Royal Visit

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Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe
So our national tourism board got the British royal etiquette wrong – but how easy is it to know how to greet a monarch? We look at international royal meet ‘n’ greet customs.
Trim pipe bomb may have been protest at Queen's visit
Minsiter for Justice Alan Shatter says a pipe bomb thrown at the Duke of Wellington monument may have been a protest.
'Real IRA' group threatens to kill more PSNI officers
A group styling itself the ‘Real IRA’ says it will continue to target Northern policemen, and opposes the visit of Queen Elizabeth.
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.
Kenny 'can't offer cost' for Obama and Queen visits yet
Enda Kenny tells the Dáil that he won’t be able to estimate the costs of the two visits until the arrangements are finalised.
Victims ask UK to release Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
Justice for the Forgotten says the Queen’s visit should coincide with the release of British files into the 1974 bombings.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.
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.
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.
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.
Five things you didn't know about Monaco's royal family (Slideshow)
Car crashes, Olympic medals, love children, tragedy, speedboat accidents and Portuguese trapeze artists…everything you ever wanted to know about Monaco’s colourful royal family (and a few things you probably didn’t).
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?
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, 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.
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.
Will and Kate make first stop on Northern Ireland day trip
The couple went to Belfast City Hall for the first in a number of engagements today.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.
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?
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.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on this evening’s news, including: Wales says ‘yes’ to legislative powers; Interpol issues Gaddafi alert; and who should George Michael follow?
Queen Elizabeth accepts invitation to visit Ireland
Details are scant, but it looks like Queen Elizabeth is heading to Ireland this year for first visit by ruling British monarch since 1903.