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  1. Film reveals human impact of terrorismRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Belfast Today

    The powerful and emotive short film, Strong to Survive, which illustrates the human cost of republican terrorism and the quiet resolve of victims, was premiered to an invited audience at Belfast's Strand Cinema on Wednesday evening. Among those to feature in the production is one of the survivors of the Tullyvallen massacre, Berry Reaney, who recounts the horror when IRA gunmen stormed into the rural south Armagh Orange hall during a lodge meeting and indiscriminately murdered four Orangemen.

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  2. Prince Charles on the road to reconciliation by Robert HardmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Mail

    Ghastly memories... but the warmest of Irish welcomes: ROBERT HARDMAN follows Prince Charles on the road to reconciliation as he visits the very spot where his 'honorary grandfather' was killed For more than half his lifetime, he has mourned what took place in this enchanting little bay. But it was not until late yesterday afternoon that the Prince of Wales finally set eyes on the spot where his beloved great uncle, mentor and 'honorary grandfather' was snatched from this world.

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  3. Charity launches anti-extremism filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Newsday

    The Cheshire-based Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace is unveiling My Former Life as part of an education programme it hopes to roll out to all UK schools. Its chief executive Nick Taylor said the film showed what led the individuals into extremism and violent conflict and how they had turned away from it.

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  4. Prince Charles: 'Grandfather I never had' slain by IRARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Erie Times News

    Charles received a standing ovation at the end of his speech Wednesday in the western Irish town of Sligo, where he declared that "healing is possible even when the heartache continues." He noted the centuries of conflict between Britain and Ireland "' and the decades of turmoil over the British territory of Northern Ireland that claimed 3,700 lives "' as well as the price his own family paid in an IRA attack in 1979.

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  5. Prince Charles pays emotional Mountbatten tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Scotsman.com

    Prince Charles has paid an emotional tribute to the "grandfather I never had" at the scene where he was murdered by the IRA 36 years ago. The Prince of Wales told victims of the Northern Ireland conflict how he feels their pain after his great-uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, was killed by the IRA.

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  6. People of Mullaghmore want to put past behind themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ITV

    Prince Charles and wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have visited the Irish village of Mullaghmore, the scene of his great-uncle's murder three decades ago. Lord Mountbatten's boat was about 600 metres from shore when a bomb planted the night before was detonated.

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  7. Stephen Glover: I don't blame Charles but it turns my stomach to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Mail

    Prince Charles has been universally acclaimed for shaking the hand of Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Fein and thought to be a former senior IRA commander, on his trip to the Republic of Ireland. That he could have done so not far from the spot where his beloved great-uncle, Earl Mountbatten, was killed by an IRA bomb in 1979, along with three others, has drawn particular admiration.

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  8. a Prince Charles visits scene of great-uncle's murder by IRARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Russia Taday

    Britain's Prince Charles visits the Institute of Technology in Sligo, during his visit to Ireland, May 20, 2015. Britain's future king paid a visit to the location in Ireland where his great-uncle, Lord Mountbatten, and three others were killed by an IRA bomb in 1979.

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  9. Prince Charles remembers how Lord Mountbatten was killed by the IRARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Mail

    Charles makes vigil to the spot where Mountbatten was murdered: Poignant moment survivor tells Prince how IRA boat blast killed his twin brother and both his grandparents Heir to the throne also met others affected by IRA attack, as well as locals involved in huge rescue effort after blast Prince Charles today made a vigil to the Irish seaside village where Lord Mountbatten was murdered by an IRA bomb before meeting with the surviving twin whose grandparents and brother were also killed in the blast.

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  10. Prince Charles visits Irish harbour village where his great uncle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily Record

    THE Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall made the poignant visits almost 36 years on from the boat bomb attack which claimed the lives of Lord Mountbatten and three others. THE Prince of Wales has paid an emotional visit to the picturesque Irish harbour village where the IRA murdered Lord Mountbatten, his beloved great uncle.

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  11. Prince Charles shakes hands with Irish republican leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ABC News

    Prince Charles has become the first British royal to meet Irish republican leader Gerry Adams during a visit that will take him to the scene of his great-uncle's murder by the IRA. The prince, heir to the British throne, shook hands with Mr Adams, the veteran president of Sinn Fein, the political wing of the now-defunct Irish Republican Army paramilitary group.

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  12. 'Mountbatten knew dangers in coming here', says AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Independent.ie

    Sinn FA in President Gerry Adams failed to apologise to Prince Charles for the death of his great uncle Lord Henry Mountbatten at their historic meeting and says he stands over his comments that the royal "knew the danger" he was in by coming to Ireland. The meeting of the country's most senior Republican figure and Prince Charles was the stand-out event from the opening day of the four-day visit to Ireland with his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

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  13. Andrew Allen murder probe police make arrestRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Derry Today

    The killers of Mr Allen remain free three years after the shooting which was carried out in Buncrana, in February 2012. However detectives say they remain committed to solving the crime, which was claimed by the dissident republican group, Republican Action Against Drugs, which later amalgamated with the Real IRA.

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  14. Prince Charles meets Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams for first time in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    Britain's Prince Charles shook hands with Gerry Adams on Tuesday in his first meeting with the leader of the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army that killed his great uncle in a bomb attack 36 years ago. The pair exchanged a few sentences at a reception in the west of Ireland city of Galway, a day before Charles is due to visit a nearby site where the IRA killed Lord Louis Mountbatten in 1979.

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  15. On Native GroundBOSTON: a City Too Tough to ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., April 17, 2013 5:39am [Updated 2:17pm ET April 17] -- When a delayed IRA bomb exploded a few feet in front of me as I entered an already-bombed building in Northern Ireland in December 1981, I got a small taste of what people in Boston went through as two bombs exploded on Boylston Street in Copley Square at about 2:50pm ET and left three dead - including a little boy from Boston's tight-knit Dorchester community - and 181 injured, many grievously. While all the firemen immediately ahead of me were buried under the rubble of an appliance store, I helped dig them out and all were released with minor injuries.

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  16. .com | Prince Charles meets Irish republican leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | News24

    Prince Charles on Tuesday became the first British royal to meet Irish republican leader Gerry Adams, on a visit that will take him to the scene of his great-uncle's murder by the IRA. Charles, the heir to the British throne, shook hands with Adams, the veteran president of Sinn Fein, the political wing of the no longer active Irish Republican Army paramilitary group.

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  17. Prince Charles Shakes the Hand of Irish Republican Leader Gerry AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Time

    ... has shaken the hand of Gerry Adams, the Irish politician who many believe was a senior member of the Irish Republican Army when it blew up Charles' uncle, Earl Mountbatten, in 1979. The handshake took place on Tuesday at the National University of ...

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  18. A hundred thousand welcomes for Prince Charles in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Age

    ... with Gerry Adams on Tuesday in his first meeting with the leader of the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). The pair exchanged a few sentences at a reception in Galway, a day before Charles is due to visit a nearby site where ...

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  19. Prince Charles shakes hands with reputed ex-IRA leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CBS News

    Prince Charles offered a historic handshake Tuesday to Gerry Adams, longtime leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and reputedly an Irish Republican Army commander when the outlawed group killed the prince's great-uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, in 1979. The peacemaking gesture marked the first time that Adams, Sinn Fein's leader since 1983 and a reputed former Irish Republican Army chief , had ever met a member of the British royal family.

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  20. Washington Post: Prince Charles Has Always Denied Being an IRA MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Gawker

    ... farfetched that the heir to the British throne would have to explicitly deny being part of the Irish Republican Army, the paramilitary group whose historic goal has been the end of British rule in all of Ireland. But if the Washington Post says it, ...

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