|Location||Royal Hillsborough, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom|
|Owner||Queen Elizabeth II in right of the Crown|
Hillsborough Castle is an official government residence in Northern Ireland. It was the residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Hillsborough Castle is used by Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British Royal Family when they visit the country and also hosts other prominent international visitors.
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From 1922 until 1972 it was the residence of Governor of Northern Ireland.
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- 1.^ The Secretary of State combines two roles. He or she is the sovereign's representative, replacing the former Governor of Northern Ireland, and he or she is the Minister of the Crown with responsibility for governing Northern Ireland.
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