Queen Elizabeth R.I.P.
President Michael D Higgins “Her visit to Ireland in 2011 was pivotal in laying a firm basis for an understanding between Ireland and the United Kingdom.”
Taoiseach Micheál Martin “Queen Elizabeth made an enormous contribution to strengthening relations between the two countries.”
John Mulligan: “She was a significant historical figure, her life spanning momentous periods in British and world history. She was the epitome of a dutiful public servant, and here in Ireland we will remember her as somebody who tried to heal divisions and bring two neighbours closer together.