Thursday Apr 17
Royal approval for Newbridge artist
Artist and former Newbridge bank manager, Michael Hanrahan was granted the royal seal of approval to capture on canvas the recent State visit of President Michael D Higgins to the UK.
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Thursday Apr 17
President Michael D Higgins to receive the freedom of Cork
The President will receive the honour next Thursday after Lord Mayor Cllr Catherine Clancy formally nominated him to Cork City Council.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Why a royal presence at the 1916 Rising centenary would be a historical contrivance
During the recent state visit of President Michael D Higgins to Britain , Queen Elizabeth announced in her speech at the state banquet in Windsor Castle: "My family and my government will stand alongside you, Mr President, and your ministers, throughout the anniversaries of the war and of the events that led to the creation of the Free State."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
State hopes Charles will attend 1916 ceremonies
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are expected to attend the 1916 commemoration ceremonies in 1916.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
President Higgins begins State visit to UK
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh will formally welcome the President and Mrs Higgins on a platform on the outskirts of Windsor at midday.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
McGuinness to attend Windsor Castle banquet
Sinn Fin's Martin McGuinness has accepted an invitation to attend the Windsor Castle banquet and several other events during the State visit of President Higgins to Britain next week.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Caladh Nua at Creekside April 1
Comprising of five versatile musicians and singers playing a wide selection of instruments - from banjo to fiddle, guitar to bodhrA n and tin whistle to button accordion - the band has captured the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balanced them finely with an innovative contemporary styling.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Queen hosts Irish guests at Palace
The Queen has hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace for 300 members of the Irish community who have made a positive contribution to Britain.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Corr values: Let's honour our women
SINGER Sharon Corr has called on the public to honour female heroes in their own lives with a special 'hero' card or gift.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
President to get the Freedom of Cork
The President will receive the honour after Lord Mayor Cllr Catherine Clancy formally nominated his candidacy to Cork City Council.