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The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland
His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe O'Sullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe O'Sullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe O’Sullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York with Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. His Royal Highness The Duke of York is pictured with Retired Brigadier Joe OÕSullivan, Colonel of The Royal Irish Regiment Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd BattalionsÕ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 22nd September 2018 - The Royal Irish Regiment is presented with new Colours in Northern Ireland Today the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast. This momentous event only happens once every 25 years and was a first in public for Northern Ireland. It was also particularly special for many of the personnel involved, as well as those watching from the stands, who attended from across the UK and Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

On Saturday September 22 2018 the 1st and 2nd Battalions’ of The Royal Irish Regiment were presented with new Colours by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, in front of a Regimental Family audience of over 6,500 guests in a ceremony reminiscent of Trooping the Colour, at the iconic Titanic Slipways, Belfast.

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