Monday, 4 August 2014
The Duke of York will attend a service of Commemoration at Belfast Cathedral later.
The Cathedral, at Donegall Street, will be closed to visitors today after the 8.30am service and will remain closed until the service this evening to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the 1st World War.
The Commemoration Service at 7pm is open to invited guests only.
It will be attended by His Royal Highness; the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP; The First Minister, the Rt Hon Peter Robinson MLA; and other representatives of civic and political life.
The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor shall not be in attendance.
The preacher is the Most Rev Dr Richard Clarke, Lord Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.