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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

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40th anniversary of IRA Hyde Park and Regent's Park Bombings

At just after 40 minutes past 10 on the morning of 20th July 1982, the IRA bombed the Queen's Life Guard as they rode through Hyde Park to take up their duties in Whitehall. Two hours later a second device detonated in Regent's Park where the Band of the Royal Green Jackets were performing a concert. These acts of terrorism took place in London, but they shocked the world.

Published: 20 Jul 2022

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Thank You Ma'am – Soldiers mark Platinum Jubilee across the Nation

Throughout the UK soldiers, both regular and reserve, have joined the nation in celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Published: 08 Jun 2022

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Royal Gun Salutes mark Queen’s 96th birthday

In celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 96th birthday, 21 April 22, Royal Gun Salutes have been fired across London and the United Kingdom.

Published: 21 Apr 2022

Rounds fired by The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Accession to the Throne on the 7th February 2022. Platinum Jubilee

Accession Day Royal Gun Salutes Celebrated Across the UK

To mark the historic occasion of the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen’s accession to the throne, Regular and Reserve soldiers have been taking part in Royal gun salutes around the UK.

Published: 07 Feb 2022