I never could.'As the panegyric went on, Clinton said: 'He made honorable compromises.
Months after Clinton was out of office in 2001, the IRA announced a permanent ceasefire.But families of those killed in IRA terror attacks said they fear the truth about their murders will be 'buried with him' because dozens known as 'The Disappeared' were abducted, executed and then dumped in unmarked shallow graves across Ireland during The Troubles, possibly at his behest.It came as the Queen sent her condolences to the widow as families killed in the republican group's terror attacks said he should be remembered as a 'vile terrorist' not a peacemaker. Gesture: Clinton shook hands with Mc Guinness in September 1998, when the president came to Belfast to hail the Good Friday Agreement reached by both sides of Northern Ireland's sectarian conflict, and the United Kingdom government He was accused of knowing the secrets of Northern Ireland's so-called 'Disappeared' - citizens who were abducted, murdered and secretly buried by republicans.Mc Guinness, nicknamed the 'Butcher of Bogside' because of his years as a ruthless republican commander, was brought to 'Free Derry Corner' in his home city followed by hundreds of mourners in a procession on Wednesday.His wife Bernie Mc Guinness and their four children Grainne, Fionnuala, Fiachra and Emmet all helped carry the IRA kingpin's coffin with the help of Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Fein and Mc Guinness's closest companion in violence and politics since the early 1970s, and new Sinn Fein Leader Michelle O'Neill.Clinton traveled to Londonderry in Northern Ireland where thousands, including a former Irish prime minister, gathered for a requiem mass for the terrorist-turned-politician who died aged 66 on Tuesday.The former president was accompanied by Bertie Ahern, the former Irish prime minister with whom he had enjoyed a warm relationship when both were in power.Former President Bill Clinton was spotted having a night out on the town in Dublin with a couple of wealthy Irish businessmen hours after speaking at Martin Mc Guinness's funeral.Clinton, dressed casually in jeans, sweater and a blazer, was photographed leaving Peploe's Wine Bistro on St Stephen's Green on Thursday night with Irish billionaire businessman Denis O'Brien and well-known hotelier and philanthropist John Fitzpatrick.He opened the doors of New York's Fitzpatrick Hotel in December 1991.Communicorp owner O'Brien, also a longtime Clinton friend, has donated millions to the family's foundation. Just hours earlier, Clinton led mourners at a funeral for Mc Guinness - the former IRA commander whose journey to a peaceful settlement the president had played a key part in.