Sláinte! 17 times celebrities sipped Guinness

Rebecca Taylor
Royal Correspondent
Kate and William were poured perfect pints in Dublin. (Getty Images)

It wouldn’t be a trip to Dublin without a pint of the black stuff.

And the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge proved it would be the perfect end to their first day on their tour of Ireland by sipping pints of Guinness at the storehouse in the capital.

Here’s 17 other times celebrities and royals couldn’t resist Ireland’s national drink.

Eric Trump in County Clare in 2019

Eric Trump, the son of US President Donald Trump, in County Clare with a pint of Guinness. (Getty Images)

The Queen and Prince Philip in Dublin in 2011

She may not have tasted it but the Queen observed the perfect pour in Dublin. (Getty Images)

The Obamas in County Offaly in 2011

President Barack Obama And First Lady Michelle Obama have a Guinness in his ancestral home in Moneygall, Co Offaly. (Getty Images)

And again in Washington in 2012

Obama (C) enjoyed a pint as he celebrated St. Patrick's Day in Washington in 2012. (Reuters)

Tony Blair in London in 1997

Then Labour party leader Tony Blair holds eight pints of Guinness in London when he was running for PM. (Reuters)

Bill Clinton in Dublin in 2000

Bill Clinton samples a pint at the Guinness HQ in Dublin back in 2000. (Reuters)

Hillary Clinton in Ohio in 2016

Perhaps it was a shared love of Guinness and Democratic politics that attracted Bill and Hillary. (Getty Images)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in London in 2019

Not their first time - here they are sipping pints in West London in 2019. (Getty Images)

Westlife in London in 2003

The Irish band Westlife are unlikely to be strangers to Guinness. Here they are in an O'Neills in London in 2003. (Getty Images)

Example and Professor Green in Dublin in 2009

Professor Green and Example sip together in Dublin. (Getty Images)

David Cameron in Bristol in 2010

David Cameron might have been agreeing with Nick about his drink choice in Bristol ahead of the 2010 leaders debates. (Getty Images)

Carson Daly in New York City in 2009

Talk show host Carson Daly had a pint with Guinness Master Brewer Fergal Murray in New York City in 2009. (Getty Images)

Prince Charles in Northern Ireland in 1999

Just a half for the Prince of Wales in The Thatch Inn, Broughshane, in Northern Ireland. (Press Association)

William Hague in Belfast in 2001

William Hague had a half as he visit Castlecourt shopping centre in Belfast as Tory leader in 2001. (Getty Images)

The Fun Lovin’ Criminals in the Guinness Storehouse in 2012

Fast, Huey Morgan and Frank aka The Rhythm Master of Fun Lovin' Criminals at the Guinness Storehouse in 2012. (Getty Images)

King Letsie III of Lesotho in the Guinness Storehouse in 2012

King Letsie III of Lesotho (L) proves no dignitary escapes as he tastes a pint of Guinness with his wife Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso at the storehouse in 2012. (Getty Images)

Tom Jones in Dublin in 2009

The Welshman proves love for Guinness knows no borders at the storehouse. (Getty Images)

Patrick Kielty in Dublin in 2009

Patrick Kielty at the 250th Anniversary of Guinness Concert, sipping something he's unlikely to find easily in LA. (Press Association)