1987 IRA Bomb Kills Twelve at Remembrance Day Ceremony

On the 8th of November 1987 an IRA bomb exploded at a Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh killing eleven people and injuring dozens more. A twelfth victim was Ronnie Hill who died after spending 13 years in a coma.

Speaking to Gay Byrne, Gordon Wilson describes the events of that day and the death of his daughter Marie, "Daddy I love you very much, those were the last words she spoke to me."

The photograph accompanying this clip shows Gordon Wilson addressing the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation in Dublin Castle on 28 October 1994.
The photographer was Tom Holton.
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