Ribbon: Pale blue.
Instituted: 1783 by George III.Discontinued: 1922.
Awarded: To Irish notables and for services to Ireland.
Post-nominal letters: KP.
The Collar and Mantle were worn on formal occasions in the Chapel of the Order, in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
On other occasions, Knights wore the badge on a pale blue sash over the right shoulder and the star of the Order. The ribbon is not worn when ribbons alone are worn.
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