Meghan Markle and Prince Harry might have simply landed in Eire on Tuesday, however they’ve already captured the nation’s hearts.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex paid a symbolic go to to Dublin’s Croke Park stadium, the scene of a bloodbath by British troops nearly a century in the past, on their second day in Eire. It’s their first journey as a married couple.
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The pair had some cute interactions with kids who got here to see them, together with a younger boy grabbing Harry’s beard and one other touching Markle’s hair (which you’ll watch within the video, high).
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Harry and Markle additionally met Irish President Michael D. Higgins, his spouse Sabina and their two giant Bernese mountain canine, Brod and Sioda, recognized for crashing many a photograph alternative.
They then watched younger Gaelic footballers and hurlers play conventional Irish sports activities at Croke Park, the place Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney helped clarify the principles.
The stadium is an iconic place for Irish nationalists. In 1920, throughout Eire’s conflict for independence, British troops opened fireplace on a crowd there after 14 British intelligence officers had been killed within the metropolis the evening earlier than. Fourteen civilians, one aged 10, had been killed on a day that grew to become referred to as Bloody Sunday.
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Harry, Markle, Prince William and his spouse Kate Middleton turned heads on Tuesday as all of them attended the 100th birthday celebration of the Royal Air Power in London. For the primary time, the foursome appeared collectively on the Buckingham Palace balcony to absorb the RAF flyover.
Hundreds of individuals lined the palace strategy in central London to observe the ceremony. The flypast additionally included bombers, outdated and new, together with spy planes, helicopters and transporters.
On Monday, the 4 royals attended the christening of William and Middleton’s third baby, Prince Louis.
Harry and Markle will spend two days in Eire. Their first international tour as a royal married couple is going down this fall, with deliberate journey to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand and the dominion of Tonga.
— With recordsdata from Reuters
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