Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Will Travel to Ireland Next Month

Guinness all around

Updated 06/19/18

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Newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will travel to Dublin next month, their first international trip together aside from their honeymoon. Kensington Palace confirmed on Tuesday that the trip will take place on July 10 and 11 and that “this visit is at the request of Her Majesty’s Government.”

“The Duke and Duchess are looking forward to learning more about Ireland’s history and experiencing its rich culture, as well as meeting the people who are shaping the country’s future," Kensington Palace said in a statement via Twitter.

And even though Markle has only just joined the royal family officially, she is no stranger to the emerald isle. The duchess visited Northern Ireland with Prince Harry recently with a trip to Belfast as a part of the couple's tour of the U.K. in advance of their May 19 royal wedding. She also visited the country before Kensington Palace was even an apple in her eye, according to People, when she traveled to Dublin to accept an award from Trinity College in 2013 and was even spotted expertly pouring a pint of Guinness on that trip.

Details of their visit have not yet been announced, but a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, which details the brewing process and history of Dublin's most notorious beverage, is on the table, People reports.

Meghan and Prince Harry will also travel to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand later this year in their first royal tour as a married couple. Markle will also be joining her husband at the Invictus Games in Sydney, which take place from October 20 through 27, and the tour will likely take place near those dates. The 2018 Games will mark the fifth year of Prince Harry's competitive sporting event for wounded veterans, but the first year he'll be traveling to the event as a married man.

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