Northern Ireland

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Gracehill

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have finished their Friday visit in Gracehill, County Antrim.

The royal couple are in Northern Ireland on a two-day visit.

They ended the day at Gracehill, a village which is the only complete Moravian settlement in Ireland.

At Gracehill Old School, the Duchess and Prince of Wales were greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim Mrs Joan Christie.

They also met representatives of Gracehill Old School Trust and Gracehill Primary School pupils.

In the Old School Room their Royal Highnesses viewed a number of primary school children and two "living history characters" re-enacting a classroom situation from the 1820's.

Earlier, the Duchess of Cornwall visited the RUC George Cross memorial garden at Knock.

Whilst at the memorial garden, the Duchess met RUC widows and received a presentation from 12-year-old Zoe Latus whose grandfather was killed while serving in the RUC in 1983.

Prince Charles has visited a poultry farm in County Antrim. He travelled to Ballinderry Upper where he met a farmer and representatives from Moy Park.

On Thursday, Prince Charles met fishing industry representatives to discuss the problems Kilkeel and other harbour towns face.

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