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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Royals

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# Royal Pain
Royal family launches its own social media rules to deter trolls from abuse
The rules were launched in response to abuse aimed at Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, fuelled by rumours of a rivalry between the two.
# Royals
Meath survive second-half comeback to see off Armagh in Navan
The Royals were nine points to the good at half time, but had their lead cut to just one with 10 minutes to go.
# Duke of Edinburgh
Witness to 'horrendous' Prince Philip crash says it's 'amazing' there were no serious injuries
The lack of an upper age limit for drivers in the UK was in the spotlight today after the incident involving 97-year-old Prince Philip.
# Royals
Meath survive determined Derry fightback to claim MFC semi-final spot
Derry battled from 10 points down to within a single point before Meath finished strong in Armagh.
# Qualifiers
Harte makes four changes as Tyrone bid to bounce back against Meath
Richard Donnelly joins his brother in the forward line as Tyrone head for Navan.
# windsor
It's not everyone's cup of tea - but a certain wedding could be a bigger deal than Eurovision in Ireland this weekend
It will be hard to escape the nuptials of Harry and Meghan today. Here’s where you can watch it.
# Royals
Managing Meath 'down the line' on the radar for Graham Geraghty
“Management was always on my radar and to manage my own county would be one of my goals,” he says during his upcoming Laochra Gael programme.
# dual diamond
'It's nice to go back and forth. If you're not having a good day, you can change it up'
Meath dual star Megan Thynne has kicked off yet another busy year.
# new interview
Prince Harry condemns paparazzi for taking photos of his dying mother
Prince Harry and his brother Prince William have spoken out about their mother’s death for a new BBC documentary.
# hospital visit
Spanish royals meet with Irish survivors of Barcelona terror attack
Spain’s Queen Letizia and King Felipe met with the family today.
# Uh oh
ANOTHER British newspaper has written about Prince Philip's death...
He’s still alive… but The Duke of Edinburgh did announce his retirement today.
# Green and Gold
Late McBrearty point the difference as Donegal edge out Royals
It’ll be Cork or the Connacht losers next up.
# expert view
Analysis: Kildare's physicality and pace key as Meath's lack of tackling and aggression prove costly
The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game.
# Dislike
Thai man jailed for 35 years for 'defaming' royals in Facebook posts
The man’s last name has been withheld from publication to protect his relatives from ostracisation.
# Royal Family
Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party
Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.
# Andy McEntee
Super 8s problems, time for the provincial system to go and why the club game needs more exposure
Meath boss Andy McEntee on the changes coming down the tracks in Gaelic football.
# Royals
Jaap Stam sings youngster's praises after first Ireland senior call-up
The Reading boss says his attacking midfielder has earned the international recognition.
# Back in the big time
New Meath boss brings back some familiar faces for opening game in charge on Sunday
Meath take on Wicklow in the O’Byrne Cup on Sunday.
# don't
Princess Beatrice apparently cut Ed Sheeran's face with a sword when 'knighting' James Blunt
Let’s file this under ‘bizarre story of the day’.
# Hacked off
Police investigating alleged hack of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account
In a statement from her lawyers, Middleton confirmed her account had been accessed.
# Royals
Newman points the way against Louth as Meath book showdown with Dubs
The Wee County must regroup ahead of a clash with Derry next weekend.
# royal hurling
Magnificent second half from Meath earns dramatic crowning moment in Christy Ring Cup
Meath were lacklustre as Antrim threatened to pull away in the first-half, but everything turned around after the break.
# Prince Andrew
Police in UK will not investigate complaint that royal tried to ram gates open
It was alleged that Prince Andrew had tried to push through a closed gate in Windsor Great Park.
# Royals
Second win in a week for Meath after O'Byrne Cup triumph
Mick O’Dowd’s men overcame Armagh at Páirc Tailteann.
# new copybooks
Britain's Prince George looks only delighted on his first day at school
Unlike older royals, the child is attending nursery like his father.
# Royals
'I feel love' - Paul McShane has found himself a new club
The Ireland defender is off to Championship side Reading with international team-mate Stephen Quinn.
Meath v Westmeath, Leinster senior football semi-final
The first of today’s showdowns in Croke Park.
# Royal Mess
BBC journalist leaves phone at home, tells the world Queen Elizabeth is in hospital
Buckingham Palace says she’s fine. The Queen, not the journalist.
# form an orderly queue
"I would love to have kids right now, but there's a process that one has to go through"
Prince Harry is looking for love, it seems.
# trollin
Kensington Palace just trolled the entire world about the new royal baby
We tip our hats to whoever is running their Twitter account.
# cat drama
Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old
Warning: This post contains spoilers.
# Feathers Ruffled
A goose named after Kate Middleton was killed and Canadians are fuming
The goose’s mate William is “heartbroken”.
# Not happening
'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.
# second tier
Roscommon beat Meath to boost promotion hopes as Laois come back to defeat Galway
Eamon Wallace earns starting place after late cameo against Laois
# 50 shades of grey
People aren't happy with the Daily Mail's front page about Kate Middleton's hair
Oh Daily Mail, are you really showing such poor taste.
# Royals
Flight attendant busts out a Lorde cover in mid air
Seatbelts, grey goose, waitin for the bathroom…
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about the funeral of three Charleville brothers, Cardinal Seán Brady retiring, and a new baby for Prince William and Kate Middleton.
# Oops
The Telegraph hastily change unfortunate front page headline-photo combo
Poor little Prince George.
# Walking Away
After 15 years, Seamus Kenny is hanging up his boots as a Meath footballer
Kenny won two Leinster senior football medals during his career with Meath.
# Former Friends
The Grimley connection: Ex-Meath coach could topple the Royals with Armagh today
The Armagh boss knows all the recent fortunes of Meath football.