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Royal couple complete visit to NI
Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall
The royal couple have visited NI twice as a married couple
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have completed their final day of engagements during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland.

Earlier, the couple met eight-year-old Anna Earls, who has Wilms' Tumour, a malignant kidney condition.

Anna, from Dundonald, asked the Make-A-Wish charity to arrange a meeting with the Royal couple.

The visit was the second the Prince and Duchess have made to the province since they got married.

Anna, accompanied by her mother, Alison, and her grandmother, Elizabeth Sharpe, spent time with the Royal visitors in the Lady Grey Room in Hillsborough Castle.

The schoolgirl presented the Royal couple with a painting depicting a vase of a colourful selection of flowers. Charles told her: "We are very touched."

Anna had a course of chemotherapy last year and is currently doing well.

"I feel like the luckiest girl world", she said after the meeting.

Later on Tuesday, the royal couple visited Fivemiletown Creamery in County Tyrone.

Anna Earls
Anna Earls was delighted to meet the Royal couple

They toured the award winning factory, which specialises in hard and soft cheese production. It is part-owned by local farmers.

The couple met Billy Dunn and his wife Hazel who supply the creamery with goats' milk for cheese products.

They also met representatives from the Bothar Charity which uses livestock in development aid in a number of projects in South Africa.

On Monday, Prince Charles and Camilla attended a garden party at Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain's Hillsborough Castle residence.

A number of local politicians were present, fresh from their first day at the reconvened assembly at Stormont.

Earlier, the couple officially opened a new brain injuries unit at Musgrave Park Hospital in south Belfast.

The Royal couple met staff and some of the first patients receiving specialist in-patient and out-patient care.

After a tour of the building, they also unveiled a plaque at the facility.

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