On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their visit to Ireland.
This morning the royal couple began their day in County Sligo. According to Clarence House, the prince and the duchess:
“…attended a reception for members of the local community and viewed highlights from The Niland Art Collection The Model in Sligo City. This was followed by a viewing of a music and poetry recital celebrating the 150th anniversary of the poet W.B. Yeats.
The Prince of Wales then arrived at the Institute of Technology Sligo, visited a laboratory and viewed some of the Institute’s work and projects. His Royal Highness met a small group of PhD cave archaeologists and viewed some recently discovered exhibits.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Lissadell House, where they were joined by Timothy Knatchbull, grandson of Lord Mountbatten for a plaque unveiling.
Their Royal Highnesses and Mr and Mrs Knatchbull then attended a Service of Peace and Reconciliation at St Columba’s Church, Drumcliffe, before driving with TRH’s to Classiebawn Castle, which belonged to the Mountbatten family.
Arriving in Mullaghmore, Their Royal Highnesses met others affected by the IRA attack and those involved in the rescue.”
For more information about today’s activities as well as to view photos please click the links below.