As guest of honor for the St Patrick's Day parade, the Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed a relaxed visit to the Irish Guards in Aldershot.
Before heading off for a private luncheon with Officers Kate visited the the Junior Ranks Mess Hall where Guardsmen and Lance Corporals cheered and toasted her with cans of lager and small glasses of Irish sherry.
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