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APOLOND OFFICIAL 20231114 100 296 Ceremonial

Gun salutes across the UK mark HM The King’s 75th birthday

Military gun salutes sounded across the UK today (14 November) to mark His Majesty King Charles III’s 75th birthday.

Published: 14 Nov 2023

Her Majesty The Queen stands with Reverend Canon Michael Parker, Chaplain General to His Majesty's Land Forces at Buckingham Palace. Ceremonial

A new relationship formed with Her Majesty The Queen

The head of Army chaplaincy has met Her Majesty The Queen following her appointment as Patron Royal Army Chaplains’ Department.

Published: 22 Oct 2023

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Special Military celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday

Gun salutes and music marked the first formal birthday salute for Her Majesty The Queen (formerly HRH The Duchess of Cornwall). They were fired at locations across the UK - Edinburgh, York, Hillsborough, Cardiff, and London.

Published: 17 Jul 2023

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The Royal Irish Regiment remember their 18 VC holders across the world

The 1 July is a significant day for remembrance in the Royal Irish Regiment. This year is particularly poignant as they remember 18 Victoria Cross recipients, across the world, in one unique moment in time at 11am.

Published: 06 Jul 2023

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Soldiers, the Shamrock and St Patrick's Day

Although the Irish have observed St Patrick’s Day for centuries, it wasn’t formally celebrated by the British Army until 1900.

Published: 17 Mar 2023

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King Charles in first visit to Northern Ireland as British Army salutes new monarch

His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort visited Northern Ireland as part of their tour of the Devolved Nations.

Published: 13 Sep 2022

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Devolved Nations proclaim new Monarch as Queen leaves Balmoral

Army gun salutes heralding the Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III as our new Monarch sounded across the devolved nations of the UK as the Queen’s coffin left Balmoral for the last time.

Published: 11 Sep 2022

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Army gun salutes herald Proclamation of the new King

Army guns rang out once again across the United Kingdom today as the world watched on as a new King, His Majesty King Charles III, was proclaimed on a historic day for our nations.

Published: 10 Sep 2022

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Royal Irish Regiment soldiers join forces with US and Bulgarian troops on Exercise Platinum Lion

Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.

Published: 11 Aug 2022

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Army flag-raisers are ready for Commonwealth Games duties

The Army will be flying the flag for more than seventy nations at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony this evening and at almost three hundred medal ceremonies taking place during the Games.

Published: 28 Jul 2022