Irish Guards toast Kate

The Duchess of Cambridge holds a glass of Harvey's Bristol Creme.
The Duchess of Cambridge holds a glass of Harvey's Bristol Creme. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

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.

The Duchess presented shamrocks to the Irish Guards during her visit.
The Duchess presented shamrocks to the Irish Guards during her visit. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

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Kate celebrates St Patrick's Day

The Duchess of Cambridge has presented sprigs of shamrock to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards during a visit to Aldershot.