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Kate Middleton Greets the Irish Wolfhound at St. Patrick’s Day Parade With Prince William: Pics!

by Rachel McRady 7:05 AM PDT, March 17, 2017
Playing Kate Middleton Greets the Irish Wolfhound at St. Patrick’s Day Parade With Prince William: Pics!

The Duchess has made a new furry friend! Kate Middleton was greeted by a giant Irish Wolfhound on Friday for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in London.

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The Duchess of Cambridge was joined by her husband, Prince William, for the festivities, greeting the parade’s large furry mascot, Domnhall.

Photo: Getty Images

Domnhall accompanied the Band of Irish Guards as they performed for the royals and the crowd. Prince William served as the Colonel of the Irish Guards after his appointment in 2011.

Middleton was presented with a posy from 7-year-old Katie, the daughter of a sergeant. The Duchess sported an emerald green Catherine Walker coat with matching hat and heels.

Her husband wore his black uniform, but pinned a green sprig of shamrocks to his hat (so no pinching!).

Photo: Getty Images

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The Duke and Duchess have a busy schedule. They will be flying to Paris later today for an official visit. It marks the first time William has visited the French capital since the death of his mother, Princess Diana,  in the city 20 years ago.

For more from the royals, watch the clip below!

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