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Prince Charles, wife on two-day visit in Ireland

IANS  |  Dublin 

Heir to the British throne and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are on a two-day visit in Ireland, reported local media RTE.

The arrived in on Thursday morning and paid a visit to the country's southern city of Cork under the company of the Irish Simon Coveney, said the report on Thursday.

According to the report, and his wife chose Cork as their first leg of the two-day visit in because it was a city once visited by in 2011.

The couple first visited the famous English Market in Cork where they were warmly received by the city and local residents, reported.

They also attended a grand reception at during which they and 150 invited local celebrities observed a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a fire in an apartment building in that claimed many lives a year ago.

and also visited before their visits to the and the Headquarters in

On Thursday night, the couple attended a banquet held in their honour at in the city. They will leave Cork on Friday for Kerry, a county in Ireland's southwest region, said the report.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 07:30 IST
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