Over the years Hillsborough, and particularly the Castle, has been at the heart of royal, political, and community affairs.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinbourgh meet Irish President Mary Mary McAleese and Her husband Martin at Hillsborough Castle in 2009 Juilen Behal/PA POOL/PRESSEYE.COM.
The Secretary of State Shaun Woodward is received in Audience by Her Majesty the Queen at Hillsborough Castle..Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet police officers and staff at Hillsborough Castle. Photo by Aaron McCracken
4. The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Attend The Secretary Of State For Northern Ireland's Garden Party
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive for the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers' Garden Party at the royal residence at Hillsborough Castle. (Photo by Paul Faith - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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