Saturday 17 November 2018

In Pictures: This adorable little boy took a liking to Meghan Markle today during her trip to Croke Park

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park
(Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan meet Walter Kierans at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)

Rachel Farrell

One of the events on Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's itinerary for Dublin was a trip to the legendary Croke Park stadium.

The newlywed couple embarked on a jam-packed two days in Dublin yesterday, as part of the 'Brexit charm offensive' strategy.

For the second day of their 'mini-moon' trip, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Book of Kells at Trinity College, Croke Park and the EPIC Irish Emigration Museum.

At Croke Park, the pair met a number of GAA loving people, including 3-year-old Walter Kieran.

Pictured with his father Thomas, Walter took part in the GAA Fun & Run demonstration for the royal couple. Fun & Run is an adapted version of Rounders designed to cater for persons of all abilities and needs.

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Prince Harry and Meghan meet Walter Kierans at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)

The adorable youngster can be seen trying to reach out to Ms Markle's face, who endearingly grabs the little boy's hand in return.

Another photo shows Walter covering his face as Prince Harry jokingly points a finger at him.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Walter Kierans, aged 3 at Croke Park (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)

Walter is a regular participant in St Colmcille's Healthy Club Project Games for All weekly training session in Bettytown and is a pupil in Abacas special needs school in Drogheda.

A spokesperson for the GAA told Independent.ie that Walter is a regular participant in St Colmcille's Healthy Club Project Games for All weekly training session in Bettytown, Co. Meath.

The trip is the royal couple's first official tour abroad since their wedding in May.

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