Friday, 9 September 2011

Royal Visit: Day II

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have concluded their visit to Northern Ireland in Gracehill, County Antrim.

The Royal Party have been in Northern Ireland on a two-day visit.

They ended the day at Gracehill, a village which is the only complete Moravian settlement in Ulster.

At Gracehill Old School, TRH were greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mrs Joan Christie OBE.

They also met representatives of Gracehill Old School Trust and Gracehill Primary School pupils.

In the Old School Room Their Royal Highnesses viewed a number of primary school children and two "living history characters" re-enacting a classroom situation from the 1820s.

Earlier, the Duchess of Cornwall visited the RUC George Cross memorial garden at Knock, Belfast.

Whilst at the memorial garden, HRH met RUC widows and received a presentation from 12-year-old Zoe Latus whose grandfather was killed while serving in the RUC in 1983.

Prince Charles visited a poultry farm in County Antrim. He travelled to Ballinderry Upper where he met a farmer and representatives from Moy Park.

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