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terça-feira, 8 de abril de 2014

Irish State Visit

The Queen is showing Irish related items from the Royal Collection at Windsor

A historic event began today at Windsor Castle with the first visit to the UK by an Irish Head of State. 

Irish President Michael D Higgins, who is also a poet, sociologist and author, spoke in Westminster and said both countries could take "immense pride" in their work towards peace in Northern Ireland.

A shamrock box on display

This book was presented by the Irish poet Oscar Wilde to the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.

The Queen has made a speech at the Irish State Banquet at Windsor

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