Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles visit the West of Ireland

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles arrived at Shannon Airport on May 19, for their historic visit to the Republic of Ireland.

Much of their time was spent along the West Coast of Ireland, with The Royal couple visiting the Burren, GPrince Charles explores the Burrenort, Oranmore, Claddagh, Galway City and Sligo during their two-day visit.

The visit to Ireland marked their Royal Highnesses first official joint visit, following on from the State visits of The Queen to Ireland in May 2011 and of The President of Ireland to the UK in April 2014.

The visit served to promote the main themes of Peace and Reconciliation alongside heritage, community, conservation and innovation and can only help to further build relationships between Ireland and the UK

The Royal couple clearly enjoyed their time in Ireland and Prince Charles said "Having first had the privilege of coming to Ireland in 1995 and then again in 2002, each time I have been so overwhelmed and so deeply touched by the extraordinary kindness, the welcome and indeed the fun of being in Ireland”.

We do hope they get the opportunity to return soon.


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