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Prince Harry, Meghan to reflect on Irish history on first official tour abroad while married

/ 07:25 PM July 11, 2018
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Britain’s Prince Harry, center and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex pose for a photograph with Ireland’s President Michael Higgins at Aras an Uactharain, on the second day of the Royal couple’s visit to Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday July 11, 2018. Image: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, have met with the Irish president on their first official overseas trip as a married couple.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as they are formally known, visited President Michael D. Higgins at his official residence on Wednesday as part of their two-day tour of Dublin.

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Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex arrive to meet with the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, at government buildings in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The Royal couple arrived in the Irish capital for a two day visit. Image: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

The royal couple will then visit the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association, the scene of the Bloody Sunday massacre committed by British troops against civilians in 1920.

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Ireland, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex talk with the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, at government buildings in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The Royal couple arrived in the Irish capital for a two day visit. Image: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

Harry said Tuesday that he hoped to take the opportunity to reflect on the “difficult passages” in the history between Britain and Ireland.

They will also visit Trinity College, where they will see the Book of Kells, one of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures. NVG

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