Friday 9 December 2016

Prince Charles begins three-day Ireland visit at Queen's University cyber security unit

Published 23/05/2016 | 20:24

Prince Charles began his two-day tour in Northern Ireland with a glimpse at Queen's University Belfast's cyber security unit.

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The heir to the throne will be joined by the Duchess of Cornwall on Tuesday.

Prince Charles was greeted on arrival at the Science Park in Titanic Quarter Belfast by First Minister Arlene Foster, East Belfast MP Gavin Robinson and Deputy Lord Mayor Guy Spence.

He was then given a tour where he watched a demonstration on the weather satellite technology the centre is researching.

As 2016 is the Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink the royal couple will visit a number of successful local businesses, some of which work in the food and drink sector.

They will also host a musical evening at Hillsborough Castle with performances from the DIT Harp Ensemble from the Dublin Conservatory of Music & Drama, the Belfast Opera, the Folk & Trad group of the Royal Irish Regiment and comedian Tim McGarry.

Belfast Telegraph

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