In Pictures: William and Kate join in the fun on final leg of Ireland tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given a preview of some of the arts and entertainment to be featured during Galway’s year as the European Capital of Culture on Thursday, as their three-day tour of Ireland drew to a close.

The royal couple also visited a local Gaelic Athletic Association club to learn more about traditional sports which are popular across Ireland, including hurling and Gaelic football.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with musicians in a pub
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with musicians in a pub
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge outside a traditional Irish pub
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge outside a traditional Irish pub
Children await the arrival of the royal couple
Children await the arrival of the royal couple
The Duke of Cambridge
The Duke of Cambridge
The Duchess of Cambridge with young playersvisit Ireland – Day 3
The Duchess of Cambridge with young playersvisit Ireland – Day 3
The Duchess of Cambridge
The Duchess of Cambridge
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pose for a group photograph
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pose for a group photograph
Crowds gather ahead of the royal visit
Crowds gather ahead of the royal visit
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Ireland – Day 3
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Ireland – Day 3
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watch a performance
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watch a performance