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From TheJournal.ie A bromance continues: David Cameron and Barack Obama BFFs This post contains images

A bromance continues: David Cameron and Barack Obama

The British Prime Minister is in the US for a three-day visit.

From TheJournal.ie Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron QEII

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen Royal Family This post contains videos

'Spirit of friendship' found in Ireland - Queen

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you watch the queen's Christmas speech? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA Gardaí

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy? Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US US Trip

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone Oops This post contains videos

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone

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 This post contains images

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas' European tour battles on

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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama leaves country whose 'best days are still ahead' as he begins UK visit IS FÉIDIR LINN

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands gather in Dublin city hours ahead of Obama’s presidential address Obama This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Information blackout on Obama visit until 24 hours before Obama Visit

Information blackout on Obama visit until 24 hours before

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.

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit Queen's Visit

Queen Elizabeth begins second day of state visit

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.

From TheJournal.ie President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment Royal Visit

President McAleese sees royal visit as "extraordinary" historical moment

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.

From TheJournal.ie US officials due in Dublin to finalise plans for Obama's visit Obama Visit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Monaco's Prince Albert to visit Ireland next week Princely Visit

Monaco's Prince Albert to visit Ireland next week

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