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)
Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their newborn son, who will meet his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth and fellow
reptilians royals later this afternoon.
Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex share first glimpse of son (BBC)
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.
An Cheathrú Rua,
Co na Gaillimhe.
A whirlwind British royal visit (Irish Times letters page)
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.
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
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..
Peter Doyle tweeted:
Harry and Meghan came for lunch in front of the @Concern office #RoyalVisitIreland
Vicky Phelan at Glencairn House 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
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.
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*