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Prince Charles in Coleraine as a part of NI visit

Prince Charles in Coleraine as a part of NI visit
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Prince Charles arriving at Ulster University. Image caption Prince Charles arriving at Ulster School in Coleraine to begin fiftieth anniversary celebrations.

The Prince of Wales has visited the Ulster College campus in Coleraine as a part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

Prince Charles’s seek advice from is the primary experience celebrating the university’s basis, which took place in 1968.

Brenda Chivers, mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens and Manchester United legend, Harry Gregg, had been only a few of these in attendance of the royal talk over with.

His two-day visit to Northern Ireland began in Belfast in advance on Tuesday.

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College staff, council members and the Ulster School choir welcomed the Prince as he arrived at the campus.

Prince meets United legend

via Keiron Tourish, BBC Information NI north-west correspondent

Prince Charles seek advice from to the Ulster University’s Coleraine campus marked the primary experience within the school’s fiftieth anniversary year.

He was given a heat welcome by way of smartly wishers after he arrived by means of helicopter and chatted to them in short before the formal begin to his seek advice from.

Symbol caption Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg mentioned he used to be happy the Prince visited Coleraine

The Prince met a vast vary of people and heard concerning the historical past of the university, which has a campus in 4 different spaces of Northern Ireland.

He was once additionally given an summary of the university’s long run plans, and current traits, similar to a brand new sports complex. The Prince spoke to young people accomplishing a various range of sports activities from football to judo and spoke with Manchester United legend Harry Gregg.

Mr Gregg said the prince was very familiar with his foundation, which is based at the campus, and he praised the Prince for coming to Coleraine.

The prince additionally heard approximately Northern Eire’s first Endeavor Zone involving the campus and the local Council.

The seek advice from to the university was concluded with the Prince planting a tree to commemorate his attendance on the celebrations.

His first accountability was once an adventure at Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church within the north of the city.

Prince enjoys live performance in north Belfast

by means of Will Leitch, BBC News NI

The former Methodist church in north Belfast is now filled with neighborhood representatives, faith groups and native entrepreneurs.

Prince Charles has been playing a short lived live performance by means of the Ulster Orchestra together with a few opera and songs from the good Ulster songbook.

Symbol copyright Brian Lawless/PA Image caption The Prince of Wales shakes arms with Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly

He has also been presented with a few craft beer and raw milk cheese from County Down cows.

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on the middle of 1 of the most troubled portions of Belfast, the congregation shrank rapidly throughout the overdue sixties and 1970s.

Image copyright Brian Lawless/PA Image caption Prince Charles and Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle, Belfast Buildings Agree With, arrive at Carlisle Memorial Church

It closed in 1982 but has been introduced again into use by the Belfast Buildings Trust.

During his discuss with, Prince Charles met native MLAs William Humphrey of the DUP and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly and Carál Ni Chuilin.

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