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In Pictures: DIY lessons as Charles brings curtain down on Northern Ireland trip

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited a hospital, memorial garden and community centre in Omagh and Gortin.

The second day of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Northern Ireland took the couple to a number of stops in Omagh and Gortin.

Charles visited hospital staff before being joined by Camilla at a memorial garden, and then the pair headed on to a local community centre, where the royal helped in the construction of an ornamental wheelbarrow.

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Charles met hospital nurses who treated dozens of victims in the Real IRA Omagh car bomb blast in August 1998 (Niall Carson/PA)
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The prince spoke to patient John Black before unveiling a plaque marking Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex’s official opening (Niall Carson/PA)
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The couple met Caroline Martin, whose sister Esther Gibson was killed in the Omagh bomb (Niall Carson/PA)
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A wreath was lain at the memorial garden at Hillsborough Castle (Niall Carson/PA)
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Charles meets the public during a walk about in Omagh town centre (Niall Carson/PA)
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Matilda Callahan of Dromore gave the couple a toy for Prince Louis (Niall Carson/PA)
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The Prince of Wales used a power driver to put screws into an ornamental wheelbarrow during a visit to the Owenkillew Community Centre in Gortin (Steve Parsons/PA)
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Charles also received a woollen viking’s slash from June Cochrane on the visit (Steve Parsons/PA)
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Sheltering under an umbrella, the prince looks at some sheep with local children (Steve Parsons/PA)
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Their time in Gortin came at the end of a two-day tour of Northern Ireland (Steve Parsons/PA)

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