Watch: The Queen’s 1961 visit to Northern Ireland

File photo dated 29/06/59 of Queen Elizabeth II

File photo dated 29/06/59 of Queen Elizabeth II

Watch this footage from the Queen’s 1961 visit to Northern Ireland as she celebrates her 90th birthday.

During the visit - more than 50 years ago - the Queen starts meeting Ulster folk when the ship docks in Carrickfergus and she visits Carrickfergus Castle.

She then travels to Belfast where she visits a factory and then Bangor where she meets members of the council in Bangor Town Hall.