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A king’s ransom for Charles and Camilla

Gardaí spent €710,000 on royal visit security

25th September, 2016
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall meet locals in Donegal Town Picture: Maxwells

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s one-day visit to Donegal earlier this year has cost An Garda Síochána over €700,000.

The whistle-stop tour on May 25 took place amid tight security, with those wishing to greet the couple screened. It passed off without incident.

Gardaí have confirmed to Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald that the cost of policing the visit has been calculated at €710,000 to date....

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