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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (right) is introduced to Enda Kenny (left), Ireland's taoiseach, or prime minister, by Irish President Mary McAleese at Aras An Uachtarain, the president's residence, in Phoenix Park in Dublin on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The queen's visit is the first to the Republic of Ireland by a British monarch. (AP Photo/Tony Maxwell, Pool)
Photo by: TONY MAXWELL
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (right) is introduced to Enda Kenny (left), Ireland's taoiseach, or prime minister, by Irish President Mary McAleese at Aras An Uachtarain, the president's residence, in Phoenix Park in Dublin on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The queen's visit is the first to the Republic of Ireland by a British monarch. (AP Photo/Tony Maxwell, Pool)

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