We have royally lost the run of ourselves

Prince Harry will never be king: he’s a celeb, married to an actor. Yet when he and his wife came here, some of us couldn’t get enough

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Elaine Byrne

15th July, 2018

Ireland is fascinated with the British royalty in the same way that Americans are enthralled by the Kardashians.

The lives of the royals have become fuel for soap-opera twists and turns with stories of adultery, love triangles, love children, leaked phone calls, tell-all interviews about struggles with self-harm, post-partum depression and bulimia, bribes, explosive divorces and paparazzi photographs of Sarah Ferguson in a compromising “toe-licking” incident. This enduring, if not bizarre, institution of the monarchy...

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