THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, Patron, today attended a Reception at Hillsborough Castle, County Down, for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
In attendance was Kelly Gallagher MBE, the paralympic gold medalist from Northern Ireland.
His Royal Highness had the opportunity to chat with Gold Award recipients, their families and Duke of Edinburgh leaders.
Prince Philip presented Operating Authority license certificates to the Girls’ Brigade Northern Ireland, the Southern Education and Library Board and the Scout Foundation Northern Ireland.
HRH also presented certificates to the first group in Northern Ireland to complete The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Leadership Training Course.