Queen Elizabeth Releases State...

Celeb

Queen Elizabeth Releases Statement About Prince Philip On Her 95th Birthday

Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

01:27 21 Apr 2021


Share this article


"We have been deeply touched"

Queen Elizabeth has released a statement following the death of Prince Philip.

The monarch marked her 95th birthday by sending a message to her supporters via The Royal Family Twitter account.

The statement begins, "I have on the occasion of my 95th birthday today, received many messages of good wishes, which I very much appreciate.

"While as a family we are in a period of great sadness, it has been a comfort to us all to see and to hear the tributes paid to my husband, from those within the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world."

The Queen continued, "My family and I would like to thank you for all the support and kindness shown to us in recent days.

"We have been deeply touched, and continue to be reminded that Philip had such an extraordinary impact on countless people throughout his life".

Prince Philip died aged 99 on 9th April.

Cover photo: Twitter @royalfamily

Share this article


You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-07:00

Share

Up next

98FM'S Big Breakfast with Rebe...

98FM'S Big Breakfast with Rebecca and Brendan

07:00-10:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Bar...

The Sound of the City with Barry Dunne

10:00-15:00

Share

The Big Ride Home With Brian M...

The Big Ride Home With Brian Maher

15:00-19:00

Share

The Fix with Ciaran O'Connor

The Fix with Ciaran O'Connor

19:00-22:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night...

The Sound of the City at Night with Karl Dawson

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on