In an emotional tribute Prince Charles has spoken about the loss of his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten, who was killed by an IRA bomb while on holiday in Ireland in 1979.
Lord Mountbatten was one of the most influential figures in young Prince Charles' life and today he described him as, "the grandfather I'd never had."
Background: What happened to Lord Mountbatten?
Prince Charles is making an historic trip to Ireland and will later visit the place where Lord Mountbatten died.
The Prince of Wales gave a poignant speech in which he spoke about the impact the death had on him.
Yesterday history was made over a cup of tea when Prince Charles shook hands with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams.
The Prince shared a smile with Adams, who said they both expressed regret for the past, and shared concerns, especially for the bereaved.
Today Prince Charles said: