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Queen Elizabeth Sends Well Wishes to the People of Ireland in a Post Ahead of St Patrick's Day

Gaone Pule
Mar 17, 2021
08:30 P.M.

The Queen sent her best wishes to the Irish on the Royal family's Instagram account yesterday and shared pictures of her visit to Dublin back in 2011.

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Her Majesty sent messages of hope to Ireland natives in an Instagram post ahead of St. Patrick's Day. The statement covered a lengthy message:

“On the occasion of your National Day, I would like to convey to Your Excellency my congratulations, together with my best wishes to the people of Ireland.”

Queen Elizabeth attends day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2019 in Ascot, England | Photo: Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth attends day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2019 in Ascot, England | Photo: Getty Images

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CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK’S DAY

The Queen continued to say the day marks a decade since her visit to their country. "This marks ten years since my visit to Ireland, which I remember fondly, and it marks a significant centenary across these islands,” she wrote.

The monarch added the two islands have a lot in common. "We share ties of family, friendship, and affection," she said. She also added it is the foundation of their partnership that is still significant.

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Along with the post, the Queen shared a series of photographs from her last visit to Ireland. One showed her alongside the President of Ireland during her tour.

Another showed her standing in-between two officials while outside. The last picture showed her standing beside one other official paying their respects.

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According to People, the Queen's tour was the first official visit by a monarch since 1911. Her Majesty's trip included a stop by a market in Cork and sporting arena Croke Park in Dublin.

The royals usually celebrate the holiday with the Cambridges attending St. Patrick's Day Parade at Cavalry Barracks and meeting with the 1st Battalion Irish Guards. The festivities reportedly include a pint of Guinness.

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According to Town & Country, the Royal family never miss a chance to commemorate a holiday. Last year, the family joined many others to celebrate the occasion online due to the pandemic.

They reportedly always post on social media to mark major holidays from their native land and beyond. According to the outlet, on St. Patrick's Day, a member of the Royal family greets the Irish Guards at their parade, officiated by Kate Middleton over the years.

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PRINCE EDWARD’S BIRTHDAY

While sending messages marking other countries’ events, the Queen also paid tribute to Prince Edward on his birthday earlier this month. According to Hello Magazine, the 94-year-old shared a moving tribute to her youngest son to mark his 57th birthday.

The Royal family posted a picture of the Earl of Wessex at the time. The Earl is the Queen's third child with husband Prince Philip. He was reportedly born at Buckingham Palace in 1964.

The royals usually celebrate their birthdays privately.

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CELEBRATING MOTHER’S DAY

On Mother’s Day, the royal matriarch also shared a heartfelt message to mothers around the world. Along with the post, she also shared a throwback photo of her and Queen Mother.

The black and white picture showed a young Queen Elizabeth, then a teenage princess, smiling happily at her mom. According to the Mirror, the image was captured in April 1940 when the Queen would have been 13 years old.

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