One’s latest visit to the former colony…

HERE’S one Dubliner’s account of an ‘encounter’ with Phil the Greek yesterday… but paving the way for the Queen again? How 1998! Prince Philip apparently waved to the dozen or so Republican Sinn Feiners protesting against his protest. The BBC reported that “wherever Prince Philip went the cameras followed, clicking furiously and drowning out the small talk he and others were having”. That wasn’t the case elsewhere, as Philip’s verbal gaffe’s are legendary. Anyone Dubs hear any? Here’s a couple of anecdotal quotes from when he visited Stormont

Just for a bit of context, the Assembly members were all lined up in a row in the Great Hall to meet the Queen, and these were parts of two of the alleged conversations between the Duke of Edinburgh and two politicians…

Upon learning about the Women’s Coalition from leader Monica McWillliams:

That’s a bit sexist isn’t it?

After a DUP politician showed him his ‘Save the RUC’ badge:

Bit late for that!

Apocryphal, but entertaining…