Kate Middleton attended St Patrick's Day Parade as Colonel of the regiment.

William praised Kate as a committed and loyal Colonel.

Kate was the Colonel for the first time, taking over from William.

Kate wore a custom Catherine Walker coat and matching hat.

Kate presented traditional sprigs of shamrock.

The parade concluded with a royal salute and march-past.

William drank a pint of Guinness, and Kate had a half pint.

The couple met with the Irish Guards Association.

The visit was a success.