AN Irish Guards soldier who took a selfie with Prince William has been filmed singing songs about hanging the Pope.
Final evening the Military launched an investigation after being handed the footage by The Solar.
Within the video, seen greater than 40,000 instances on Twitter, the unnamed soldier leads fellow boozed-up soldiers in a singalong mocking Irish starvation strikers.
In a single verse he bellows: “And all we’d like’s a 10ft rope, so we will cling the f***ing Pope.” His off-duty comrades additionally repeatedly chant: “Hallelujah.”
The footage, filmed at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, West London, was posted on social media earlier this yr.
The soldier had the honour of sitting subsequent to William on the Irish Guards’ St Patrick’s Day celebrations in 2016 — and even snapped a selfie with him.
Now he dangers getting the boot from the Military.
His regiment, nicknamed The Micks, formally guard the Royal Household and recruit throughout Eire.
A defence supply stated: “I’m astonished at this.
“The individual main the songs and portraying violence and sectarian hatred was with Prince William on St Patrick’s Day.” It’s the newest current scandal to hit the Irish Guards.
In April The Solar revealed soldiers daubed barracks with graffiti in protest over the treatment of mascot dog Domhnall. Insiders declare the ageing Irish Wolfhound is being labored to his “deathbed”.
The transfer was in protest over the remedy of ageing Irish Wolfhound Domhnall – the routine’s mascot[/caption]
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A neo-Nazi soldier was additionally sacked after his racist abuse was uncovered.
An Military spokesman stated the video was below investigation.
He added: “Those that have fallen in need of the Military’s excessive requirements are handled administratively and will face sanctions together with dismissal.”