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Queen Elizabeth II and Irish president Mary McAleese after a wreath laying ceremony at the Irish War Memorial Garden, Islandbridge, in May 2011 (PA)

On at least 44 days more than 100 Irishmen were killed during the Great War, but they are only now being recognised

"The Pope's Revolution" aired last night on BBC1

Last night’s documentary prioritised entertainment over information

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's audience with the Pope will take place in the pontiff’s study  (PA)

Visit will be the fifth time the Queen has been received by a pope in Rome

The Queen with Benedict XVI in Edinburgh (PA)

Queen to visit Pope Francis in April

Vatican trip to take place on April 3, Palace confirms

Pope Francis embraces Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor (Mazur)

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor reveals Pope was keen to “assert his respect for the Queen”

Revellers on the Mall in London watch the Queen appear on the Buckingham Palace balcony (PA photo)

We’ll even borrow one from abroad rather than become republican

The Queen with Benedict XVI in Edinburgh (PA)

Benedict XVI congratulates Her Majesty on her Diamond Jubilee, saying she has offered an inspiring example of a Christian monarch

The Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William on the balcony of Buckingham Palace (PA photo)

The Chief Rabbi says Jews are ‘intensely loyal’ to the Queen. Is that true for our immigrants today?

Of course we must open ‘a new chapter’: but before we do, we must read and acknowledge the old one

The Queen receives Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the Apostolic Nuncio, at Buckingham Palace (Lewis Whyld/PA Wire)

Archbishop Mennini was taken to Buckingham Palace in a horse-drawn carriage