Person: Queen Elizabeth
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 23 May, 2020
Thu, 14 May, 2020
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.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
Thursday was the third anniversary of Martin McGuinness’ decision to stand down as Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister and close that early chapter in the current, as yet unrealised, normalisation of that society, its relationships with its neighbours, and its neighbours’ relationship with it.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2020
The term annus horribilis was used by Queen Elizabeth to describe the year 1992, in which three of her children’s marriages split up and one of her castles burnt down. Quite how horribilis things can really be when you get paid millions by the taxpayer to wave and shake hands with people was never fully looked into at the time.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
The Irish coast is famous for its rough, wild coastline and we have even tied a nice ribbon around it and marketed it to sell its appeal.
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
Want to be cultured this Christmas? From TV to podcasts to books,has the definite list of everything you missed this year - so you can curl up on the couch and catch up
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
Millions of euro of Irish art will change hands in coming weeks, with prices to suit everyone, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the €18m cost of providing security for the recent visits of US president Donald Trump and vice president Mike Pence, saying “it’s worth it”.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the €18m cost of providing security for the recent visits of US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, saying “it's worth it”.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
A “dramatic illumination” of Connemara mountains, snapshots of Homer’s Odyssey on Galway beaches and tightrope walking across the river Corrib are among highlights of the Galway 2020 European capital of culture unveiled on Wednesday evening.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
By attempting to suspend parliament as the Brexit deadline looms, Boris Johnson has damaged the rule of law and is acting like a fascist leader, writes
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said the Government will seriously consider an early return of the Dáíl following the latest Brexit developments.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
The Brexit withdrawal agreement signed in 2017 by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and then UK prime minister Theresa May is in jeopardy now that May has been succeeded by Boris Johnson, writes
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
It was hard not to feel some degree of sympathy for Theresa May as she drove through the gates of Buckingham Palace yesterday to offer her resignation as prime minister to Queen Elizabeth.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
What is still to come remains hidden. It may be suspected, but it isn’t known. Nothing could have prepared us for the apparent disintegration of Great Britain.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
It's not all research, deadlines and live broadcasts for RTÉ’s Maggie Doyle. For downtime, there’s nothing more she loves to do than to put on her pinny, whip out the food mixer and bake.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Britain under Boris Johnson will lack the status to lead in important global multilateral development efforts, argues former British Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer,
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
Luxury fashion retailer Brown Thomas showcased its autumn/winter 19 collections at the Examination Hall in Trinity College, Dublin, flanked by ornamental pilasters and imposing whole-length portraits of Queen Elizabeth and eminent alumni. The message of the 90-look show was clear – gutsy glamour is top of the new season curriculum.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
In a midsummer week that may culminate when — if — the sinister buffoon Boris Johnson becomes the 14th British prime minister of Queen Elizabeth’s near seven-decade reign, it is not hard to argue that politics have failed.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Garret Island is impenetrable under a canopy of trees growing at every conceivable angle.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
Commissioner Harris,who has 35 years' service as a police officer, has been awarded the Queen's Police Medal for his services in Northern Ireland.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2019
One of the star speakers at yesterday’s anti-Trump demonstrations in London was the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, who — faithful to his 30-year career as a protestor — declined an invitation to attend the Buckingham Palace banquet normally held for state visits.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
A pensioner who put a bomb on a bus bound for Dublin and made hoax bomb threats during Queen Elizabeth’s State visit to Ireland has lost an appeal against his conviction which focused on Irish language rights.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
What needs to be avoided is the traditional fawning by Irish politicians of US presidents, says.
Sat, 18 May, 2019
Punks, goths and heavy metal subcultures have all been celebrated in Cork but do ‘pyjama girls’ really merit a place in Irish society? Pyjama-clad reporterhits the streets to find out
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick's meeting with the Queen on her birthday turned out to be more than a bit awkward, not just because he had a broken leg.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
From movies to music, food to fashion, our critics reveal their cultural picks for the year ahead
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019
An old map proves to be a clue to an amazing story. The old Ordnance Survey maps, which are available online, offer fascinating information about our history.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
As he prepares to swear allegiance to the Irish State and take over as Garda commissioner, are there conflicts of interest surrounding former PSNI deputy chief Drew Harris, asks
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
I disagree with those atheists and materialists who have been launching scathing attacks on the Pope’s upcoming visit. It’s not often that a pope takes a trip to Ireland so I think we should extend every courtesy to him.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
President Trump couldn’t be expected to wrap up his visit to Britain without a farewell foot-in-mouth event, and he hasn’t disappointed those who, despite all the contrary evidence so far, take what he says seriously.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
It was meant to be Harry and Meghan’s moment but their spotlight was very nearly stolen by another audacious couple.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2018
A horror sci-fi sensation, the car show which blew Top Gear out of the water, and The Crown are among Ireland’s top 10 digital downloads of the year.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
The Rebel city has done royal visits before. But for Patsy Flynn and his wife, Kathy, it was their first.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald met Prince Charles in Cork last night just hours after he spoke of how reconciliation and understanding can guide both countries on a path of shared prosperity and security.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
Tens of thousands of US children have been exposed to the bizarre claim that footballs were once produced from the stomach tissue of executed Irish prisoners.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Next to Frank Murphy, there are very few who have given as much service to the GAA as Joan Cooney.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2018
Myrtle Allen has been credited with almost single-handedly creating Irish fine dining by the Lonely Planet travel writers.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
When Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in May 2011 she was shown a small statue of her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, by college historian John A Murphy and told the strange story of how, in 1934, amidst republican fervour, the beautiful limestone sculpture was buried in the garden of UCC.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
The Duke of Edinburgh pointed out a bearded man and asked "is that a terrorist?" as he greeted crowds at Sandringham, it has been claimed.
Sun, 31 Dec, 2017