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Prince Charles to visit peace centre in Northern Ireland

Prince Charles will visit Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre later today concluding his visit to the region.

The daughter of Lord Mountbatten, who was killed by an IRA bomb in August 1979, has supported the Corrymeela Centre for years in its work with victims of violence on all sides of the Troubles.

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History made over a cup of tea and courtesies

History was made over a cup of tea and the common courtesies when Prince Charles shook hands with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams. The simple gesture, after decades of civil strife and hatred, was followed by private talks. It is more than thirty years since Charles' great uncle, Lord Mountbatten, was killed by an IRA bomb.

The Prince shared a smile with Gerry Adams, who said they both expressed regret for the past, and shared concerns, especially for the bereaved.

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