Daily Record: May 20th, 2011

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited St Patrick’s Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary, and were received by Dr Eugene Keane (Historian, Office of Public Works).

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness, escorted by Dr Keane, toured the Cathedral ruins and the Medieval Hall and met members of staff and local residents.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this afternoon visited the English Market, Cork, County Cork, and were received by the Lord Mayor of Cork (Councillor Michael O’Connell).

Her Majesty, escorted by the Lord Mayor, and His Royal Highness, escorted by Mr Simon Coveney (Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine), toured the Market, viewing stalls and meeting traders and local residents.

The Queen unveiled a plaque to mark the visit.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh later visited Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Dyke Parade, Cork, and were received by the Chief Executive Officer (Professor Roger Whatmore) and Mr Michael Murphy (President of University College Cork).

Her Majesty, escorted by the Chief Executive, and His Royal Highness, escorted by Mr Murphy, toured the building, viewing scientific research and meeting members of staff and students and representatives from the local community.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this afternoon departed from Cork Airport for the United Kingdom and were received later on arrival at Royal Air Force Northolt by the Earl Peel (Lord Chamberlain).

The following were in attendance: the Rt Hon William Hague MP (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), Diana, Lady Farnham, the Hon Mary Morrison, the Rt Hon Christopher Geidt, Mr Edward Young, Mrs Ailsa Anderson, Dr Edward Perkins, Ms Colette Saunders, Commander Patrick Lacey RN, Surgeon Captain David Hett RN, Group Captain Timothy Hewlett, Major Dan Rex and Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales this morning called upon The President of Romania at Cotroceni Palace, Bucharest.

His Royal Highness this afternoon called upon the Prime Minister of Romania at Victoria Palace, Bucharest.

The Prince of Wales later called upon The Crown Princess of Romania at Elisabeta Palace, Bucharest.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from China.

Mr Alastair Watson and Squadron Leader Charlotte Fenn, RAF, were in attendance.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Greece and was later received on arrival at Athens International Airport by Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Greece (His Excellency Dr David Landsman).

His Royal Highness this evening arrived at Chania Airport, Crete.

Mr Alistair Wood is in attendance.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent this afternoon attended the Magistrates’ Association Reception at Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster, London SW1.

Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park

Princess Alexandra this afternoon visited Glencraft Aberdeen Limited, 132 Wellington Road, Aberdeen, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Aberdeen (Councillor Peter Stephen, the Lord Provost).

Her Royal Highness, Grand President, later visited the Royal British Legion Scotland Women’s Section Annual Conference at Thistle Aberdeen Altens, Souter Head Road, Aberdeen.

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