King of Norway Visit

Visit of Norwegian Royal Yacht 

His Majesty King Harald V and Queen Sonja, of Norway, made a State Visit to Ireland during the period 17-24th September 2006.

The Royal Yacht “Norge” docked at the East Pier Berth, Dún Laoghaire, on the afternoon of Sunday 17th September. The vessel departed at 08000hrs the following morning, Monday 18th September, receiving a 21 gun salute as it passed the East Pier Battery and was joined on its way to Dublin by HNOMS (His Norwegian Majesty’s Ship) “Alta”.

 

Credit: Simon Coate