H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock in Galway, Ireland

After a two-day state visit in Dublin, Ireland, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancée, Charlene Wittstock, have headed on over to Galway, Ireland where they had a chance to visit the Marine Institute which Prince Albert personally organized since he  “…has a keen interest in marine environmental awareness.”

Later on this evening, according to the Irish newspaper, Galway News, the Prince and his fiancée will:

… [met with] his cousins from Galway this evening.

The Prince and his fianceé Charlene Wittstock are visiting the ancestral home of his late mother Princess Grace in Newport before flying out of Knock airport.

Salthill resident Cathy Hughes and her daughter Isabelle Green are among 20 relatives invited to meet the Prince for tea in Newport.

Cathy’s mother Maura Kelly and Grace Kelly were first cousins.

To watch of video of the couple (speaking of course) from today at the Marine Institute please click the link: Video Reaction from the people in Newport, County Mayo about the princely visit: Video and Photos galore

Finally, there is a nice and slightly sugary article about the future Princess of Monaco from the Irish newspaper, The Herald.  Please click the link to read: Article

Source: Galway News and  RTE.ie Photo courtesy of: RTE.ie

A Reception at Farmleigh House With Charlene Wittstock and H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco

This evening in Dublin, Ireland, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancee, Charlene Wittstock hosted a reception at Farmleigh House for various Irish dignitaries and politicians including the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese and Mr. McAleese.  According to the online news source, RTE.ie, seventy guests attended the event and were treated to a lovely musical performance by, “A group of students and musicians from Monaco…”

All in all this trip, so far, has been a success.   Tomorrow morning the couple will travel to Galway and then on over to Newport, County Mayo to visit his late mother’s ancestral home.

To view many photos from the reception at Farmleigh House please click the links: Photos and more photos.

To watch a video from the reception please click the link: Video

Source: RTE.ie Photo courtesy of: Zimbio.com by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Europe