Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall set to visit iconic castle as Irish trip continues
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Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall set to visit iconic castle as Irish trip continues

PRINCE Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall are set to visit an iconic Irish castle as their Irish trip enters its third day. 

The four day visit to the island of Ireland is the third by Prince Charles and the Duchess to Ireland in three years.

Duchess of Cornwall, HRH The Prince of Wales as they sign the guestbook at Áras an Uachtaráin along with President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins. (Picture: Maxwell Photography)

The first day of the visit saw the royal couple host a musical reception at Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland and visit the Seamus Heaney Home in Magherafelt.

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The Prince of Wales and and Duchess of Cornwall also met with President Higgins yesterday, May 10, during their visit to Áras an Uachtáran.

Above, HRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s signatures in the guestbook at Áras an Uachtaráin. (Picture: Maxwell Photography)

During the visit, they signed the Visitors' Book, visited the Peace Bell meet with a group of young people who excelled in sport, art, music, science, agriculture and advocacy.

HRH The Prince of Wales with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. (Picture: Maxwell Photography)

As their trip to Ireland enters its third day, the royal pair will first visit the Kilkenny Castle, where they'll watch a demonstration of hurling, traditional music and Irish dancing as well as a tour of the castle.

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The Prince of Wales, Michael D Higgins, the Duchess of Cornwall and Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. (Picture: Maxwell Photography)

Prince Charles will then visit the Irish Defence Forces base and UN Training School at the Curragh Camp in Co Kildare, while Camilla will attend a stallion parade at the Irish National Stud and a visit to the Japanese Gardens outside Kildare town.