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The Queen gets into the spirits of things. From @kelvinwins
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The best tweets and funniest Photoshoped images of the Queen’s visit

Today was an historic day for Ireland. In what is seen as a sign of the peace and close friendship between The Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom the country saw the first State visit by a British monarch. Meanwhile, on Twitter the visit proved to be a goldmine for the best of Irish online comedy (and lightening fast Photoshop skills). Here are some of the best from today.
Garda station lamp. Photo by infomatique via Flickr
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Gardaí join Twitter ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s and President Obama’s visits

The Gardaí, Ireland’s national police force, has joined Twitter ahead of the historic visits of Queen Elizabeth and President Barack Obama in the next two weeks. The Gardaí’s Twitter account, @gardatraffic, will become one of the main ways the police force will notify the public of planned widespread disruptions to vehicle and pedestrian travel in and around Dublin City.