Paul Maxwell

11 results

Countess Mountbatten of Burma with Prince Charles in 2005. She was injured in an IRA blast off the coast of Co Sligo in 1979 that killed her father, the Earl Mountbatten. File photograph: Getty Images

Countess Mountbatten of Burma has died at the age of 93. The countess’s father Earl Mountbatten, her 14-year-old son Nicholas Knatchbull and her mo(...)

 A young migrant, who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, lies on the shore in the Turkish coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey, September 2, 2015. Photograph: REUTERS/Nilufer Demir
The Year in Pictures

For me the photograph of 2015 is the heartbreaking image, above, of a little refugee boy, Aylan Kurdi, neatly dressed, drowned on a tourist beach in (...)

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, talks with singers during a reception and concert featuring performers from Northern Ireland at Hillsborough Castle on Thursday night. Photograph: Getty

The Prince of Wales is to visit Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation centre on Friday at the conclusion of a trip which has been all a(...)

‘One can also only imagine how much it took for Prince Charles on Tuesday to shake the hand of the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams who was such a significant figure in the leadership of the organisation which had killed his beloved Mountbatten.’ Photograph: Adam Gerrard/ WPA Pool/Getty Images

On the night that Lord Mountbatten was killed by an IRA bomb in Mullaghmore in August 1979, Prince Charles wrote in his journal: “Life will never be t(...)

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Mullaghmore Co Sligo on Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Timothy Knatchbull reached back for the hand of his wife, Isabella, and clasped it tightly as they followed Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles arrived at the National University of Ireland in Galwayon Tuesday, May 18th.  Photograph: Darren Staples/Retuers

“Mr Flanagan, a daoine uaiseala (Ladies and gentlemen),I must just say, before going any further, what a treat it was to hear real Irish music - one c(...)

Prince Charles and  the Duchess of Cornwall at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Prince Charles has paid an emotional visit to the picturesque Irish harbour village where the IRA murdered Lord Mountbatten, his beloved great uncl(...)

Charles with his beloved great uncle Lord Mountbatten in July 1979: when the prince takes a tour of Classiebawn Castle he may recall the many stories Mountbatten told him about the place where he and his extended family holidayed every August. Photograph: Tim Graham/Getty Images

Visiting Mullaghmore today will be an important and reflective experience for Prince Charles.And for others too, who have memories of August 26th, 197(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles and his partner Camilla Parker-Bowles will visit Mullaghmore harbour, where the prince’s great-uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten died in an IRA bombing almost 36 years ago. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Reuters

Britain’s Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles begin their four-day trip to Ireland on Tuesday with a visit to NUI Galway’s (N(...)

Mountbatten bombing: Classiebawn Castle, in Mullaghmore, Co Sligo. Photograph: Trish Punch/Lonely Planet/Getty

As John Maxwell sifts through a box of photographs to find some of his son Paul a postcard falls on the floor. It is a black-and-white view of Clas(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »