It is remarkable the extent to which the British royal family continues to take a personal interest in Ireland. Despite Brexit, a number of visits by its members reflects a growing maturity in the relationship between our two countries.
The Royal seal of style approval: Royalty has inspired fashion for as long as there’s been royalty, and anyone who dates, and marries, a prince is a subject of fascination from head to toe. As the Cambridges prepare for their visit to Ireland next week,rates Kate’s style legacy, from safe unfussy high street pieces to subtle hints of rebellion with Alexander McQueen
So Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a son, and the British and in some cases, the Irish press, which for weeks has been positively giddy with rumour, was freed from its stifling wait for actual news of a royal baby.
One week after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, British prime minister David Cameron and members of the royal family were standing side-by-side with France’s president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.