Northern Ireland

Fermanagh: Duke of Gloucester visits Portora Royal School

Duke of Gloucester
Image caption The Duke of Gloucester was greeted by First Minister Arlene Foster.

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have visited Portora Royal School in Enniskillen.

The Royal couple are the last high profile visitors to the school as it prepares to close.

After 400 years the school will be replaced by a new co-educational grammar school in the town.

The Duke and Duchess were greeted at the school by First Minister Arlene Foster.

Image caption Portora Royal School in Enniskillen is to close after 400 years.

Portora Royal School was established in 1618 following a decree by King James I. Notable former pupils of the school include Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett and MP for north Belfast Nigel Dodds.

The Duke of Gloucester unveiled a plaque to the Old Portorans killed in the First World War.