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Kate and William St Patrick's Day guests of honour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be the guests of honour at the Irish Guards' St Patrick's Day Parade. William will attend as colonel of the regiment and Kate will present traditional sprigs of shamrock to officers and guardsmen at their base in Aldershot, Hampshire.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The royal couple will watch as the Band of the Irish Guards marches on to the parade square at Mons Barracks followed by 300 soldiers. They will be joined by Domhnall, the regiment's Irish wolfhound mascot, who will receive his own sprig of shamrock from the Duchess.


Pyramids and sphinx turned green for St Patrick's Day

Egypt's pyramids and sphinx have been illuminated in green light to mark St Patrick's Day tomorrow.

The pyramids and Sphinx in Giza, Egypt lit up green for St. Patrick's Day Credit: Tourism Ireland

They are one of almost 70 famous landmarks around the world that are being lit up to celebrate Ireland's National Day, according to Tourism Ireland.

Other green landmarks include Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, Niagara Falls, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Anfield Stadium in Liverpool.

The pyramids and sphinx are among several landmarks illuminated in green for the celebration. Credit: Tourism Ireland

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