Duchess Catherine debuts a new haircut and rocks her favourite Zara headband as she and Wills commence three-day tour of Ireland

A very glamorous start!
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Duchess Catherine and Prince William are a sight for sore eyes at the best of times, but they’ve taken things to the next level as they begin their next whirlwind royal tour.

The pair have just started a three-day tour of Ireland, first touching down in Dublin on Tuesday afternoon to an audience who couldn’t have appeared more thrilled at the royal sighting.

And we can’t say we blame them!

Kate’s heavenly green outfit is enough to have us besotted and ogling – a great sign of things to come in the days ahead.

Kate and Wills were all smiles as they touched down in Dublin on Tuesday.


Wills and Kate touched down at Dublin International Airport and were greeted by representatives from the Irish government, as well as the British Ambassador.

They then got right into the thick of things, heading straight to a meeting with the the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins.

Wearing a stunning Alessandra Rich green printed dress, Kate was every bit the elegant Princess – and aptly dressed in the country’s iconic colour.

She paired the dress with her favourite Catherine Walker coat, along with a pair of Emmy London heels.

We were also thrilled to see the Duchess rock one of her most iconic accessories – a headband. The style in question is believed to be from High Street retailer Zara.

You might have also noticed the Kate’s enviable locks were looking a little shorter. It seems Ireland was the perfect time to debut her new chop!

Oh, and did we mention the AUD$33,577 diamonds she wore on her ears? The Asprey designs were nothing short of heavenly.

Kate was glowing in a headband and some glitzy diamonds.


The Duke and Duchess met with Ireland’s president, and his wife.


Later in the day, the pair paid a visit to the Garden of Remembrance in central Dublin.

The future King and Queen Consort laid a wreath in remembrance of those who gave their lives for Irish Independence.

After paying their respects during the sombre event, Kate and Wills chatted to dignitaries and VIP guests.

Kate and Wills paid their respects at the Garden of Remembrance.


They spent time chatting to some of Ireland’s most renowned dignitaries.


After their moving visit to the memorial park, Kate and Wills set off for an official meeting with the Taoiseach of Ireland, Leo Varadkar at the government buildings.

The jam-packed day was just the beginning of a continued busy schedule for the couple, as they prepared to then step out for a reception hosted by the British Ambassador to Ireland.

No doubt Kate has another very special outfit up her sleeve for the soiree!

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The couple’s trip to Ireland has been arranged to highlight and celebrate the strong links between the UK and its neighbouring country.

Exploring Ireland’s cities and stunning rural areas, the Duke and Duchess are taking in the country’s rich culture and their various community initiatives.

As per a Kensington Palace statement, a recurring theme for the duration of the tour is around remembrance and reconciliation.

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