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Last night.


The most ‘shocking’ moments in last night’s interview between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Oprah Winfrey.

Following the interview, Graham Smith, of Anti-monarchy group Republic said:

“The monarchy has just been hit by its worst crisis since the abdication in 1936. Whether for the sake of Britain or for the sake of the younger royals this rotten institution needs to go.

“Some people will say ‘well you would say that’, but this interview has only served to highlight what a lot of people have known for years: the monarchy is rotten to the core and does not reflect British values.

“Most people in the UK don’t give a second thought to the royals, they’re just not that interested. The monarchy is tolerated because of a carefully managed but dishonest image that’s been created over the past few decades.

“Now people are getting a much clearer picture of what the monarchy is really like. And it doesn’t look good.”


Meghan and Harry Oprah interview live: couple claim palace failed to protect them (The Guardian)

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during their visit to the DogPatch labs, Custom House Quay, Dublin in July 2018

It is understood that Queen Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales were not aware of the content of Harry and Meghan’s personal statement before it was issued.

The couple said they will work to become financially independent while continuing to “fully support” the Queen.

But a palace spokeswoman said: “Discussions with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage.

Harry and William received more than £5m from their father, Prince Charles, last year.

It was not immediately clear how Harry and Meghan would achieve financial independence, although last year it was reported that Harry would be executive producer of a documentary on mental health with Oprah Winfrey, for Apple’s video streaming service….

Will line of succession to the throne change now Prince Harry has quit? (Metro)

Buckingham Palace warns Harry and Meghan about ‘stepping back’ (RTÉ)


Meghan Markle at Croke Park earlier this week

On Wednesday we were treated to the sight of the Duchess of Sussex treading the hallowed sward of Croke Park and marching across the cobbled court of Trinity College in her Sarah Flint stilettos.

She neither sank nor toppled.

A woman who can do that can do anything.

Pádraic Harvey,
An Cheathrú Rua,
Co na Gaillimhe.



A whirlwind British royal visit (Irish Times letters page)

Pic: Rollingnews

This afternoon.

The Famine Memorial. Dublin Docklands.

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Irish Famine Memorial on the second day of their  first official visit to Ireland.


Meanwhile, earlier…

This afternoon.

The British Royal couple at from top: DogPatch Labs, Trinity College and outside the EPIC emigrant museum at Custom House Quay.

Earlier: They Think It’s All Rover


This morning.

Aras An Uachtarain, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arriving at Aras An Uachtarain to meet President Higgins on the second day of their Irish visit.

More as we get it.


Last Night: They Are Among Us

Sam Boal/RollingNews/Kensington Palace


Croke Park, Dublin

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, accompanied by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, meet young GAA players.



Via Trinity College Dublin and Stephanie Grogan



The Library, Trinity College Dublin..

Pics: Rollingnews


Peter Doyle tweeted:

Harry and Meghan came for lunch in front of the @Concern office #RoyalVisitIreland



FG Senator deletes tweet claiming Meghan Markle approved of abortion vote (Irish Times)


But what about PROTOCOL?

Why am I shouting?

Vicky Phelan at Glencairn House last night

Last night.

At the British ambassador’s residence Glencairn House in Leopardstown, Dublin where visiting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were treated to a garden party, during which they met Vicky Phelan.

Limerick mum-of-two Vicky was recently awarded €2.5 million in a settlement against Clinical Pathology Laboratories in Austin, Texas – which receives outsourced smear tests from Ireland.

She was given an incorrect result smear test result in 2011 and subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

She was only informed of the 2011 misdiagnosis last year.

Stephanie Grogran tweetz:

Vicky Phelan met Prince Harry and Meghan this evening. Meghan told her she had been following her story and to keep going. #royalvisitireland

Previously: Vicky Phelan on Broadsheet

This evening.

Government Buildings.

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the couple’s first official visit to Ireland.

Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews

Meanwhile, earlier….

This evening.

Dublin Airport.

Britain’s Prince Harry,and Meghan Markle, in a forest green top and skirt by Givenchy and bag by Strathberry, arrive for a two-day visit to Ireland, the couple’s first foreign trip since they were married in May.

More as we get it.

Earlier: *doffs cap*

Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews