Thursday, 7 April 2011

Irish State Visit


Further details have been announced regarding the State Visit to the Irish Republic by The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh:-


The visit will take place from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th May 2011.

The programme will include a formal welcome by Her Excellency the Irish President at the former Viceregal Lodge, now known as √°ras an Uachtar√°in; a ceremony at the Garden of Remembrance; a courtesy call on the Irish Prime Minister at Government Buildings; and a State dinner in Dublin Castle, at which both Her Majesty and Her Excellency will deliver speeches.

The programme will also include events at Trinity College Dublin; at the National War Memorial Gardens in Islandbridge; at the Guinness Storehouse; and at Croke Park.

A return event celebrating The Queen’s visit will be hosted by the Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will also visit the Irish National Stud in County Kildare as well as Cashel in County Tipperary, and Cork.

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