A moment in our history

The visit of Queen Elizabeth II lived up to its billing as a significant moment in Irish history

21st May, 2011
A moment in our history
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The visit of Queen Elizabeth II lived up to its billing as a significant moment in Irish history

After a century in the making, a decade in the preparation, and with a symbolism that stretched like a bridge across the stormy waters of a complicated history, the Queen of Britain set foot on Irish soil last week. It’s true, as Sinn Féin and the Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral pointed out, that Queen Elizabeth has...

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