Added on 27/06/2012
HM Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh attended a Service of Thanksgiving in St Macartin’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Enniskillen yesterday, 26 June 2012, to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee (left).
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were greeted by The Very Revd Kenneth Hall, Dean of Clogher (right), and went on to meet The Most Revd Alan Harper, OBE, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, who gave the address; The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and The Right Revd John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher.
After the service, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh retired briefly to the Deanery before crossing the road to St Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, where they were greeted by the Very Revd Peter O’Reilly, PP, various clergy and members of the local community. This was followed by a walkabout in the vicinity of the Deanery, the Cathedral and St Michael’s Church (below).
The Archbishop of Armagh and the Archbishop of Dublin meeting HM Queen Elizabeth at the entrance to St Macartin’s Cathedral:
Walkabout outside the Deanery:
All photographs copyright Harrisons Photography.
The service from St Macartin’s Cathedral is available to view for 30 days on the BBC iplayer:
Members of the Church of Ireland may also be interested in viewing the UTV programme ‘The Queen in Ireland’ which includes a number of Church of Ireland contributors, which was broadcast last night (26 June) but available on the UTV player for 30 days:
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