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From TheJournal.ie Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction" Threats

Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"

Donal Billings has also been convicted of making false telephone threats.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK State Visit

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK

President Higgins said he is “very pleased” with the invite from the Queen of England.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

From TheJournal.ie Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year Entertainment

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year

Two-thirds of the spending came from the Department of Foreign Affairs, incurred for the visits of the Queen and Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography Snap Happy

Here’s how the government has spent over €104k on photography

Figures revealed this week detail how over €104,000 has been spent by the government on photography since it took office.

From TheJournal.ie Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader Commonwealth This post contains a poll

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader

Tom Elliott says the Queen’s visit last year forged a new relationship – and joining the Commonwealth would honour her jubilee.

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen' Sinn Féin

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'

The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Union Jack be flown in Ireland?

A new report suggests that flying the UK flag would help boost tourism. So do you think we should?

From TheJournal.ie Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges Fly The Flag

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011

What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…

From TheJournal.ie Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011

It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.

From TheJournal.ie Iconic photo of Queen's Cork visit signed and sent to Buckingham Palace Me And The Queen

Iconic photo of Queen's Cork visit signed and sent to Buckingham Palace

Fishmonger Pat O’Connell has signed the photograph of himself and Queen Elizabeth that was one of the most iconic images from the monarch’s historic visit last May.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Fairview pub gutted by fire after armed robbery Fairview This post contains images

In Pictures: Fairview pub gutted by fire after armed robbery

The bar manager was tied up as armed robbers got away with a substantial amount of money.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

From TheJournal.ie State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach Visits

State visits to cost Ireland 'around €20m' - Taoiseach

Enda Kenny says the total cost has not been finalised, but the total costs of the Royal and Obama visits will be around €20m.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits Gardaí

Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits

The Garda representative body says some members were denied “basic human needs” and felt “undervalued”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus talks break down, water supplies could be hit by hot weather, and one man’s year-long battle with Croagh Patrick nears an end.

From TheJournal.ie The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates Tourism

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates

Cork, Tipperary, Kildare and Moneygall are all seeing an increase in interest following the visits by the US President and Queen Elizabeth II. Twitter reveals that people are going to Moneygall just to say they were there.

From TheJournal.ie Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace Royal Visit

Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace

Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.

From TheJournal.ie €1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits Visits

€1.73m: The Defence Forces bill for Obama and Queen visits

Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.

From TheJournal.ie Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround Opinion

Column: State visits won't spark an economic turnaround

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, despite the hype, the visits of Queen Elizabeth II and President Barack Obama will not be the catalyst for a major change in Ireland’s financial fortunes.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Queen come back to Ireland?

A historic visit has passed off relatively peacefully and been heralded as a great success, so much so that the Queen wants to come back. But should she?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know before 9am including: Preparations underway for Obama visit; Garret FitzGerald to lie in repose in Dublin today; thousands protest in Spain; and the end of the world, or not.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4 Royal Visit This post contains images

The Queen's meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 4

The fourth and final day of Liz and Phil’s Irish trip – as seen on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland Royal Visit

Queen tells Taoiseach: I'd like to come back to Ireland

As a historic Royal Visit comes to an end, Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Queen has expressed her wish to return to Ireland.

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The final day of the Queen’s historic visit Royal Visit This post contains images

In pictures: The final day of the Queen’s historic visit

Tipperary and Cork are on the checklist for today’s final jaunt around the country…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?

Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit Royal Visit This post contains images

In pictures: The third day of the Queen’s historic visit

After the momentous events of yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II gets to indulge her passion for horseracing and attends a celebration hosted by the British Ambassador in Dublin tonight.

From TheJournal.ie The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3 Royal Visit This post contains images

The Queen’s meet-and-tweet: How YOU viewed Day 3

A more fun-filled day today for the British monarch, Twitter notes. But did one overhear a little gaffe from Prince Philip?

GARDAÍ ARE ADVISING that travel through the East Link toll bridge will be free in both directions from 5:30pm to 7:30pm this evening, as a traffic-calming measure in light of the special arrangements being made for the visit of Queen Elizabeth to an event in the National Convention Centre this evening. Travel through the Dublin Port Tunnel is also free Northbound between 4pm and 9pm in light of the traffic measures.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald Garret Fitzgerald

Queen Elizabeth offers condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald

The British monarch has joined list of public figures paying tribute to the “true statesman” Garret FitzGerald, who has passed away.

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit Royal Visit This post contains images

Gallery: President McAleese hosts Dublin Castle dinner in honour of royal visit

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.

From TheJournal.ie Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing Royal Visit

Third day of the royal visit brings the Queen to Kildare, but there'll be one thing missing

Queen Elizabeth II will travel to the Irish National Stud today, which will be missing one of its star attractions. The stallion Verglas, which was due to be showcased to the Queen, died on Tuesday following an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Eight men arrested over royal visit protests Protests This post contains images

Eight men arrested over royal visit protests

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

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