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.
# royal-visit - Today’s News
Is it bad breath? Talking about their ex? We need to know.
# royal-visit - Thursday 2 August, 2012
The Taoiseach is reported to have informally invited the Duke and Duchess and Cambridge to Ireland at a reception in Buckingham Palace last week.
# royal-visit - Wednesday 1 August, 2012
# royal-visit - Tuesday 17 April, 2012
The justice minister tells the Garda Representative Association that suggestions about crime levels rising are “damaging”.
# royal-visit - Friday 9 March, 2012
# royal-visit - Thursday 8 March, 2012
More British royal-watching sparked as Harry shows off his reggae dancing skills in Kingston, Jamaica while sporting some trendy blue suede shoes.
# royal-visit - Friday 30 December, 2011
It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.
# royal-visit - Sunday 25 December, 2011
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.
# royal-visit - Thursday 1 December, 2011
The minister today said that €15 million went on garda resources alone for the two visits in May 2011.
# royal-visit - Tuesday 1 November, 2011
Research by Fáilte Ireland has indicated that 2011 is proving to be a turning point for Irish tourism.
# royal-visit - Wednesday 14 September, 2011
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.
# royal-visit - Friday 1 July, 2011
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”?
# royal-visit - Tuesday 21 June, 2011
Enda Kenny says the total cost has not been finalised, but the total costs of the Royal and Obama visits will be around €20m.
# royal-visit - Thursday 9 June, 2011
David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.
# royal-visit - Monday 30 May, 2011
# royal-visit - Wednesday 25 May, 2011
European Studies expert Kerem Oktem examines the common ground between Turkey and Ireland – and why Lucinda Creighton, who was supposed to launch his latest book, is “misguided” in her outlook on his country.
Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.
# royal-visit - Tuesday 24 May, 2011
Justice and Defence minister Alan Shatter says the Defence Forces faces a €1.73m bill for the extra security costs this month.
# royal-visit - Saturday 21 May, 2011
The world hasn’t ended, which means you get to catch up on everything that went on today in The Daily Fix.
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?
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.
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# royal-visit - Friday 20 May, 2011
The world is ending tomorrow (we’re told) so here it is: the last ever wrap-up of the day’s news.
The fourth and final day of Liz and Phil’s Irish trip – as seen on Twitter.
As a historic Royal Visit comes to an end, Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Queen has expressed her wish to return to Ireland.
Tipperary and Cork are on the checklist for today’s final jaunt around the country…
The broadcaster and journalist gave a speech fit for a Queen at the Convention Centre in Dublin last night. There was applause for the memory of the late Garret FitzGerald and a standing ovation for her majesty.
The Queen has been entertained by Riverdance, Westlife and Mary Byrne at the Convention Centre in Dublin, but what songs might President McAleese have put on an iPod playlist for her visit?
TV and movies have had their take on the succession of British royals – but were they really that good-looking?
Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?
Bad news for Pádraig Harrington, Lance Armstrong faces fresh claims from a former team-mate and Leinster sweat on BOD’s fitness.
Three men arrested in Kildare yesterday are believed to be IRA supporters who had planned a hoax car bomb to disrupt the Queen’s visit, while 12 people arrested in Dublin last night have been charged and released.
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Holidaymakers warned to check their passports before they book their flights; paraplegic man walks again after pioneering treatment, and one of the world’s largest insurance companies rewards its top sales staff with a mass orgy.
It’s the final day of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Ireland and along with some royal glamour she’ll bring road closures to Cashel and Cork city.
# royal-visit - Thursday 19 May, 2011
No more traffic closures for Dublin, as the Queen and Prince Philip head to Munster for the final day of a four-day tour.
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.
A more fun-filled day today for the British monarch, Twitter notes. But did one overhear a little gaffe from Prince Philip?
All the news of the day you might have missed…