Fionnuala O Connor: Recent Royal behaviour towards Ireland has changed some hearts and minds

Historic Handshake: Queen Elizabeth shaking hands with Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness watched by First Minister Peter Robinson (centre) at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast in June 2012. Photo: Paul Faith/PA Wire.
The reportedly fairly numerous refuseniks, Francis Bacon and Roald Dahl among them, are only outed officially when deceased. Would you accept a mark of esteem from the Queen of England yourself? If [...]

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