The monarch holds separate conferences with Secretary of Condition Theresa Villiers, First Minister Arlene Promote and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at Hillsborough Castle on Monday evening.

The Co Antrim born soldier was granted the greatest military honor for bravery proven throughout the Fight from the Somme in 1916.

On Tuesday, the Queen and Duke will mind to Northern Ireland’s scenic north coast for a number of public engagements.

The trip may be the third much talked about Royal trip to Northern Ireland within days, and follows on from looks through the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall and so the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Royal couple may also attend a reception at Royal Portrush Club. A seaside course is a result of host outdoors Championship in 2019.

Inside a full day’s engagements, the Queen and Duke may also have a steam train journey towards the recently-opened up Bellarena station around the historic Coleraine to Londonderry line.

They’ll tour the famous Giant’s Causeway gemstones as well as go to the nearby village of Bushmills, where they’ll unveil a statue to local VC champion Robert Quigg.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will get to Northern Ireland on Monday mid-day for any two day trip to the location.

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