Earlier this evening Sir Kenneth Branagh presented the honorary award to Her Majesty the Queen at a reception for the British film industry hosted by Her Majesty at Windsor Castle. The award from the British Academy of Film and Television … Continue reading HM The Queen gets a BAFTA
Instead of worrying about a flag that’s forty years out of date – perhaps we should look and think outside the box for a new one for Northern Ireland. Continue reading Time for a flag for Northern Ireland? We’ve been without for forty years.
Once again, the BBC has equated the UK with England…. To mark her Diamond Jubilee, the Queen handed out money to people from all of the UK’s 44 Christian dioceses. – BBC News I think that this should read, from all of the Church of England’s 44 dioceses. There are many more dioceses in the whole of the UK, listing only the Anglican ones you get 19 more: Church of Ireland (Dioceses with territory in N. Ireland) Armagh Clogher Connor Derry Down & Dromore Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh Scottish Episcopal Church Aberdeen & Orkney Argyll & the Isles Brechin Edinburgh Glasgow … Continue reading Maundy money reporting goes awry at the Beeb.
The Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, welcomes HRH The Duchess of Cambridge as a Royal volunteer to Scouting and tells how you can be involved as well. Continue reading The Duchess of Cambridge joins the Scouts
Imagine that you are 14 years old, you have just worked hard completing activities including Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition, for over three months as well as additional three months on one of them. During this time you have also carried out a 2 day (and one night) expedition. At the end of it you get an award. It could be with your school, the Scouts, the Guides, the Boys’ Brigade, the Church Lads’ Brigade or any other youth organisation. Having completed this award. you receive a certificate from someone important, along with all the others who have got your … Continue reading Sinn Féin, a youth organisation, and the Duke of Edinburgh… time to grow up.
Whilst walking in Belfast city centre, Michael noticed a slight error in the style of the Sovereign by the city council. It’s really not that hard to get it right… Continue reading perhaps the city council needs a proofreader… @belfastcc
Michael welcomes the Royal Irish Regiment back home after their tour of Helmand Province and suggests that the events that are happening this weekend are appropriate and measured. Continue reading Royal Irish have a weekend of ‘coming home’
Wordle’s take on the speech of Her Majesty The Queen in Dublin Castle, at the State Dinner during HM State visit to the Irish Republic. Continue reading Dublin Castle, 18 May 2011 – Her Majesty The Queen
A trip to Dublin the day before the State visit of Her Majesty The Queen takes some interesting turns around the city. Continue reading One Royalist, three Americans, as Dublin prepares to welcome Queen Elizabeth II
The other official titles given to the couple by The Queen on their wedding day, are The Earl and Lady of Strathearn and The Baron and Countess of Carrickfergus. from Clarence House website accessed 4 May 2011 at 0030 Oopsadaisy! I think that Clarence House means: The other official titles given to the couple by The Queen on their wedding day are: The Earl and Countess of Strathearn, and the Baron and Lady Carrickfergus. as Buckingham Palace issued a statement regarding the titles of HRH The Duke of Cambridge on Friday past. Simple really: wife of an Earl is a … Continue reading you’d expect Clarence House to get the new titles correct, would you not?