Queen Forced To Cancel Trip to Northern Ireland on Medical Advice, Buckingham Palace Says

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The Queen has been forced to cancel her trip to Ireland on medical grounds, Buckingham Palace has revealed.

This comes days after concerns were raised when she was spotted using a walking stick…

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And just after the Queen was reportedly given a stern warning by doctors.

Now, people have been worried about the queen ever since the tragic news that Prince Philip passed away…

But the latest news shows things have gone from bad to worse.

Prince Philip was ninety-nine years old when he passed away in April.

Elizabeth married Phillip Mountbatten (a distant relative of hers) on November 20th, 1947, when she was just twenty-one.

People were, understandably, concerned for the queen.

Losing a partner of more than seventy years must be horrific. And right after that, she was struck with another painful blow just a few months later.

At the time, according to friends, the queen was using her dogs to help cope with the grief of losing Phillip…

The queen is known for being a true animal lover, with one animal, in particular, that’s always been associated with HRH.

The queen was given her first corgi, Susan, on her eighteenth birthday in 1944.

It has been estimated that the queen has owned more than thirty dogs during her reign, all of which were from the same family.

Her most famous dog is Monty, who appeared with her in a sketch for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics…

The queen had planned not to get any more dogs after Vulcan, her dorgi – a dachshund-corgi cross – passed away last year. She was left with just 1 dorgi called Candy.

A source said: “The Queen was left with only one dog at the end of last year. She had made the decision not to get any more because she didn’t think it fair at her age.”

“But it would be unthinkable for her not to have any. It’s like the Tower of London not having any ravens. The new puppies are adorable.”

She acquired 2 new four-legged friends when Phillip was hospitalized …

And their names had truly special meanings…

Fergus was named after her uncle Fergus Bowes-Lyon, who was killed in action during the First World War.

The second dog, Muick, pronounced Mick, is a pure-bred corgi and named after Loch Muick, a favorite spot for the Royals during their summer holiday.

When the news of the new dogs came out, Royal biographer Penny Junor said: “Her corgis are hugely important to her.”

“They have over the years been closer to her than any human being. The corgis are intensely loyal and loving and they have never let her down.”

But sadly, just a month after Phillip died…

Her 5-month-old puppy Fergus passed away.

Fergus had been purchased by Prince Andrew to help his mother cope with the grieving process.

But sources confirmed Fergus passed away in May, just a month after she lost her husband.

A source told The Sun: “The Queen is absolutely devastated.

“The puppies were brought in to cheer her up during a very difficult period.”

“Everyone concerned is upset as this comes so soon after she lost her husband.”

And now, as she tries to handle all her grief, Queen Elizabeth seems to be struggling physically as well as emotionally…

She was recently snapped at Westminster Abbey with her daughter for the Thanksgiving service…

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To celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the British Royal Legion.

But as soon as she stepped out of her car, people noticed something concerning…

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She was using a walking stick to support herself, something she hasn’t been seen with for seventeen years.

The only other time the Queen has been pictured with a stick was after her knee operation back in 2003…

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But she quickly recovered and stopped using it the following year, in 2004.

The pictures have clearly left a lot of people worried about her physical health…

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However, although it might be a little alarming, the queen still looks to be her usual upbeat self.

But royal doctors are reported to have given the Queen a stern health warning.

And people were worried all over again…

The Queen has reportedly been told to stop drinking by royal doctors.

As per Vanity Fair, 2 sources claim that doctors have advised the Queen to cut out alcohol except for special occasions.

“The Queen has been told to give up her evening drink which is usually a martini,” the source said.

“It’s not really a big deal for her, she is not a big drinker but it seems a trifle unfair that at this stage in her life she’s having to give up one of very few pleasures.”

Doctors are said to have given the Queen a warning about alcohol to ensure she is as healthy as possible for her autumn schedule.

It also comes ahead of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations next June.

Now, the Queen has canceled today’s trip to Northern Ireland after recieving medical advice.

She had “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days,” Buckingham Palace said.

“Her Majesty is in good spirits and is disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland…”

“Where she had been due to undertake a series of engagements today and tomorrow,” it continued.

“The Queen sends her warmest good wishes to the people of Northern Ireland, and looks forward to visiting in the future.”

We wish the Queen a speedy recovery period and hope to see her out and about again very soon!