Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Duchess of Cornwall in Broughshane

The Duchess of Cornwall, on the second engagement of the day, attended Broughshane Library, County Antrim, to celebrate National Bookstart Week.

Upon arrival, HRH was greeted by the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mr Richard Reade DL.

Moving inside the Library, HRH met a number of representative groups including:
Valerie Christie, Children’s Services Manager, Libraries NI;
Jenny Bristow, cookery writer;
Julie McMaster, Cookery Assistant;
Richard Topping, Principal, Broughshane Primary School.
Mrs Knox said a few words of thanks and invited a pupil, Laura Moore, to present gifts to HRH.

Prior to departure, Her Royal Highness signed the visitors’ book.

ON HIS second engagement of the day, The Prince of Wales attended a reception hosted by Larne Borough Council, to meet with members of the community who were affected by the recent severe weather.

On arrival at Larne Town Hall, HRH was greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mrs Joan Christie OBE; Chief Executive of Larne Borough Council; and Sammy Wilson, MP, MLA for East Antrim.

Prince Charles was presented to a number of groups representing the farming community who were affected by the severe weather as well as the many agencies which provided much needed support.

Prior to leaving, Mrs McGahey invited HRH to unveil a plaque to commemorate the visit and sign the visitors' book.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Sammy Wilson nowhere to be seen. HRH was welcomed by Mrs Joan Christie and the Mayor of Larne!