Niall Horan meets the Queen

ONE DIRECTION star NIALL HORAN was given a special audience with QUEEN ELIZABETH II on Tuesday (25Mar14) during an event at London's Buckingham Palace.

The singer was invited to a reception for the Irish community which honors those who have made an exceptional contribution to life in Britain.

Horan gave a nod to his Irish heritage by wearing his country's signature color, turning out in a green and white striped shirt and matching tie.

He met the Queen and shook her hand during the event and posted a picture of the special moment on his Twitter.com page, adding, "I would to thank the British Monarchy and of course Queen Elizabeth for her invite to Buckingham palace yesterday evening."

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