Friday 23 March 2018

Lise Hand: Dignitaries at Guinness hold their breath as prince meets the porter

As Philip gazed longingly at the newly poured pint, the phrase on everyone's lips was 'go on', writes Lise Hand

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arriving at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, yesterday. Right: Ryan Tubridy points out the sights to the queen from the Gravity Bar. Maxwells

Prince Philip admiring the freshly poured pint of Guinness as the queen turns to continue the tour. Maxwells PRINCE Philip was wearing the wistful expression of a Dickensian child with its frozen face pressed against a snowy window.

He was looking longingly at the lovely, carefully crafted work of art sitting on the counter in front of him.

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