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Meghan and Harry Help Honor Royal Air Force

Female pilots off the Air Transport Auxiliary Service in 1940 during the Battle of Britain Female pilots off the Air Transport Auxiliary Service in 1940 during the Battle of Britain Credit REX Shutterstock
Stacy Diaz | 11 July, 2018, 10:57

"We're so pleased to be here, for our first official worldwide visit together as a married couple, and we hope it will be the first of many!" Add Royal Family as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Royal Family news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

SIMON DAWSON via Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Westminster Abbey on July 10.

In Meghan Markle's royal world, quashing any rumoured issue translates to wearing a dress by the designer you are alleged to have issue with, proving there's no substance to any of those rumours. The visit is at the request of Her Majesty's Government.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have hit the ground running in Ireland on their very first overseas tour as newlyweds.

Meghan and Harry are officially in Ireland.

Later, they will take part in a Gaelic sports festival where traditional Irish sports like hurling, camogie and rounders will be played.

Other visits include DogPatch Labs to meet youth learning coding through free workshops.

The queen, whose husband's uncle was killed by an Irish nationalist bomb in 1979, offered powerful gestures of reconciliation during her hugely successful four-day trip, made possible by a 1998 peace deal that ended a paramilitary war against British rule of Northern Ireland.

Even before leaving for Ireland, it has been a busy week for the newlyweds.

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, and the Duchess of Sussex helped celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

The Queen has praised the Royal Air Force for its "tenacity, skill and gallantry" as she was joined by senior members of the royal family at the centrepiece of centenary events.

Lincolnshire's RAF Red Arrows and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster will fly over Buckingham Palace for the flypast at 1pm.

She was unable to attend the christening of Prince Louis of Cambridge on Monday, as she was travelling, but paying homage to Britain's military services is one of her most important roles as monarch.