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#State Visit

# state-visit - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron
# QEII
# QEII

Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron

Dec 27th 2011, 9:56 AM 3,677 Views 19 Comments

The British PM pays tribute to the Queen’s State Visit in a documentary tonight.

# state-visit - Monday 26 December, 2011

'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen

Dec 26th 2011, 12:24 PM 4,660 Views 91 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II mentioned her “memorable and historic” visit to Ireland in her annual Christmas broadcast yesterday.

# state-visit - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Poll: Will you watch the queen's Christmas speech?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the queen's Christmas speech?

Dec 25th 2011, 10:00 AM 6,782 Views 112 Comments

Following the goodwill generated during QEII’s first visit to Ireland this year, we’re asking if you plan to tune in to her annual address today.

# state-visit - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA

Nov 24th 2011, 3:40 PM 2,664 Views 37 Comments

The government is “resisting paying” for the security operation around the visits earlier this year, the union has said.

# state-visit - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

Nov 10th 2011, 8:30 PM 553 Views 174 Comments

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.

# state-visit - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US
# US Trip
# US Trip

Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US

Jun 11th 2011, 2:48 PM 599 Views 16 Comments

Minister says he will be particularly focusing on the IT and biotech sectors – and reminding potential investors that Ireland’s corporate tax rate remains unchanged.

# state-visit - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone
# Oops
# Oops

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone

May 25th 2011, 10:15 PM 5,775 Views 0 Comments

Video: Obama wasn’t deterred from continuing his toast by the British national anthem, but seems to have realised something was amiss when he was the only one raising his glass.

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas' European tour battles on
# Jetlagged
From The Daily Edge
# Jetlagged

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas' European tour battles on

May 25th 2011, 9:17 AM 604 Views 2 Comments

On the second leg of their European tour, the US President temporarily loses three years, while his wife struggles to hold onto her hair…and her dress.

# state-visit - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit
# IS FÉIDIR LINN
# IS FÉIDIR LINN

Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit

May 24th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,700 Views 0 Comments

Barack Obama and his wife arrived in London last night, leaving behind a country that fell in love with them in a matter of hours. He begins a three-day state visit to the UK today where he will meet Queen Elizabeth, fresh from her own Irish trip.

# state-visit - Monday 23 May, 2011

Thousands gather in Dublin city hours ahead of Obama’s presidential address
# Obama
# Obama

Thousands gather in Dublin city hours ahead of Obama’s presidential address

May 23rd 2011, 4:13 PM 1,364 Views 0 Comments

The US president performing at today’s event which will also feature music from Irish acts including Westlife, Jedward and Sharon Shannon.

# state-visit - Friday 20 May, 2011

Information blackout on Obama visit until 24 hours before
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

Information blackout on Obama visit until 24 hours before

May 20th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,731 Views 0 Comments

Information on restrictions in Dublin arising from the presidential visit won’t be released until very shortly before Obama and his wife Michelle arrive in the country, according to gardaí.

# state-visit - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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 2,787 Views 0 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.

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests
# Protests
# Protests

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests

May 19th 2011, 9:20 AM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

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

# state-visit - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit
# Queen's Visit
# Queen's Visit

Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit

May 18th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

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.

# state-visit - Monday 16 May, 2011

President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment

May 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,024 Views 0 Comments

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.

# state-visit - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

US officials due in Dublin to finalise plans for Obama's visit
# Obama Visit
# Obama Visit

US officials due in Dublin to finalise plans for Obama's visit

May 11th 2011, 9:29 AM 672 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny has confirmed that free tickets will be made available for the US President’s public address in Dublin.

# state-visit - Monday 28 March, 2011

Monaco's Prince Albert to visit Ireland next week
# Princely Visit
# Princely Visit

Monaco's Prince Albert to visit Ireland next week

Mar 28th 2011, 7:47 PM 3,536 Views 0 Comments

Prince Albert II, the current ruler of the principality, will visit Ireland next week – 50 years after his late parents.