British Royal couple to
attend Sligo Races

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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are expecting to attend Sligo Races this evening, Wednesday, May 20 .

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are expecting to attend Sligo Races this evening, Wednesday, May 20 .

It is believed the royal couple will be there for the first race at 6pm.

Gates at the Sligo Races are open at 3pm.

It is part of their tour of Sligo which also includes a visit the grave of WB Yeats.

They will also visit Mullaghamore where the prince’s great-uncle Lord Mountabatten was killed in an IRA bomb attack in 1979.

Prince Charles has only been south of the border on official visits twice - one in 1995 and another in 2002.