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UK News Charles meets ex-IRA bomber Gerry Kelly on Belfast visit

19:39  12 june  2018
19:39  12 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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In 70 met Capt James Kelly of Eire Army in Belfast about arming IRA Interned, released for 72 talks, IRA delegate to London (72) Returned to Army Council ADAMS, Liam: Ex - IRA ? Younger brother of Gerry Adams. Lives Muirhevna Mor, Dundalk housing estate (see Malachy Foots and Briege Elliman).

Royal visit to Northern Ireland: The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA) © Provided by The Press Association The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein MLA Gerry Kelly at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA)

The Prince of Wales has shaken hands with former IRA bomber and Sinn Fein Stormont Assembly member Gerry Kelly during a visit to Belfast.

Mr Kelly escaped from Northern Ireland’s high-security Maze Prison in 1983 while serving a jail sentence for the 1973 bombing of the Old Bailey.

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with former IRA bomber and Sinn Fein Stormont Assembly member Gerry Kelly on Tuesday. After seeing the church, Charles will visit Ulster University in Coleraine, Co Londonderry, to help Share or comment on this article: Prince Charles samples local brew at a beer festival in Belfast .

TWITTER. Former IRA bomber Gerry Kelly won a Sinn Fein dance contest last week. GETTY. Martin McGuinness and Gerry Kelly . Mr Kelly 's Belfast election rival Nelson McCausland said: “I am certainly not in a position to assess the quality of Gerry Kelly ’s dancing but I suspect the best dancer

He became a senior republican negotiator ahead of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement and has embraced the peace process for decades, serving as a minister in the powersharing executive.

The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein MLA Caral Ni Chuilin as her colleague Gerry Kelly (left) looks on at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA) © Press Association The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein MLA Caral Ni Chuilin as her colleague Gerry Kelly (left) looks on at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA) Mr Kelly said: “This is about outreach and it was a deliberate act to come down.

“No better place to do it than north Belfast, a very mixed area often described as a microcosm of the difficulties or characteristics of the whole of the north.

“It is a patchwork quilt of communities.”

North Belfast was the scene of multiple sectarian killings during the 30-year conflict and part of it was once dubbed “murder mile”.

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PRINCE Charles has made a historic visit to Northern Ireland to meet former IRA commander Martin GETTY. Martin McGuinness (left) with Gerry Adams, who made controversial remarks after Mountbatten's death. Related articles. Prison officer wounded in 'New IRA ' Belfast bombing dies.

Gerard " Gerry " Kelly (born 5 April 1953) is an Irish republican politician and former Provisional Irish Republican Army ( IRA ) volunteer who played a leading role in the negotiations that led to the Good

Charles began a two-day trip to Northern Ireland on Tuesday with a recital by the Ulster Orchestra in a 19th century Methodist church in Belfast which is undergoing major restoration.

The Prince of Wales samples a special brew created for the ABVFest beer festival at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA) © Press Association The Prince of Wales samples a special brew created for the ABVFest beer festival at Carlisle Memorial Church in Belfast (Brian Lawless/PA) He has spoken many times about reconciliation in Ireland and has previously met former Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, offering condolences on the death of ex-Stormont deputy first minister Martin McGuinness.

The prince’s uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten was killed in an IRA bombing during a boating trip near his family holiday home in Co Sligo in the west of Ireland in 1979.

Charles toured Carlisle Memorial Church, which has served as a gateway to north Belfast since 1875.

He was shown around by Fionnuala Jay O’Boyle, patron of the Belfast Buildings Trust which is the custodian of the church. She is also Lord Lieutenant of Belfast.

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After his historic meeting with Gerry Adams, now Prince Charles has to shake the hands of ex - IRA Prince Charles met Mr McGuinness at a Catholic church in east Belfast Royal has met former IRA man but never in public until today

Published on May 21, 2015. Prince Charles has visited a Catholic church in Belfast that is the focal point of the latest bitter dispute of the Ulster loyalist marching season. Outside the church a small group of protesters including Gerry Kelly , a former IRA Old Bailey bomber , gathered to demonstrate

She said: “An event like today really has gladdened everybody’s heart and lifted everybody’s spirits.”

The church was built by James Carlisle in memory of his two children who died in plagues and epidemics.

The Prince of Wales meets members of the Ulster Orchestra (Brian Lawless/PA) © Press Association The Prince of Wales meets members of the Ulster Orchestra (Brian Lawless/PA) Ms O’Boyle added: “At one stage this was seen as the Methodist Cathedral on the island of Ireland, so it is wonderful to see a building of such importance, one that has a place in the hearts of people, come back to life.”

School children from across the community, Belfast Royal Academy and the nearby St Malachy’s College, met the royal visitor.

Ciaron McKenna, 16, a GCSE pupil from St Malachy’s, played the tin whistle as part of his school group.

They performed traditional Irish pieces like She Moved Through the Fair, which Van Morrison popularised.

Charles and Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle, of the Belfast Buildings Trust, meet members of the Ulster Orchestra (Brian Lawless/PA) © Press Association Charles and Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle, of the Belfast Buildings Trust, meet members of the Ulster Orchestra (Brian Lawless/PA) Mr McKenna said the prince asked if the “ghastly” schoolwork got in the way of music.

He added: “it was a big deal, coming from a Catholic background it is unusual to meet the royals, but it was a good experience and I enjoyed it.”

Charles also sampled local craft cheese and beer before moving to his next engagement.

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Prince Charles is due to meet with Gerry Adams today. It follows a groundbreaking visit by The Queen to Belfast when she shook hands with former IRA member Martin McGuinness in 2012, who is also set to be involved in today's event.

Prince Charles shakes hands with reputed ex - IRA leader. Charles ' mother, Queen Elizabeth II, completed her only visit to the Irish Republic in 2011. At that time Sinn Fein officials refused to meet the queen, but she traveled the following year to Belfast and shook hands with McGuinness, deputy

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