Colours presented to two Home Service Battalions.

Event
Saturday, 17 June, 2000
Duke of York Persentation of Colours 3 R IRISH
The Colonel-in-Chief, HRH The Duke of York, presents Colours to 3 R IRISH.

On Saturday 17 June 2000, the Colonel in Chief, HRH The Duke of York, presented a Stand of Colours to the 3rd (County Down) Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment at St Patrick's Barracks, Ballymena. He then moved to St Lucia Barracks in Omagh and presented a Stand of Colours to the 4th (County Fermanagh and County Tyrone) Battalion. Both Battalions had paraded their Ulster Defence Regiment Colours for the last time before receiving their new Colours