The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick's Day
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge strokes mascot, Irish Wolfhound, Domhnall, at the presentation of Shamrock to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards, at a St Patrick's Day parade at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, London, Britain March 17, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls - RC17071D8D20
Kate Middleton acquainted herself with an Irish Wolfhound named Domhnall, mascot of the Irish Guards, at a St Patrick’s Day Parade.

Looking festive in green, Kate Middleton stepped out with husband Prince William to celebrate St Patrick’s Day over the weekend. The royal couple joined the Irish Guards at a St Patrick’s Day Parade in Hounslow, West London.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick's Day
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The Duke and Duchess were greeted at the parade by the Irish Guards’ mascot, an Irish Wolfhound named Domhnall. Kate Middleton presented the dog with a shamrock, who then led the parade of 350 soldiers.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick's Day
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“Domhnall’s role is very monumental – he is the first guy on the parade”, the mascot’s trainer, Aidan Cathcart, told BBC. “He is the main guy on the march, it’s a pretty important day for him.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick's Day
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As Colonel of the regiment, the Duke of Cambridge took the salute. After the ceremony, the Duke enjoyed a Guinness while the pregnant Duchess sipped water.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Celebrate St Patrick's Day
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Watch the Duchess pin a shamrock on Domhnall in the video below.

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