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"I knew Martin McGuinness in the late 1960s and early 1970s," he said. "He was a butcher who worked in the old Derry City abattoir at the top of William Street. "I went to the abattoir on business every week and on arrival I was greeted by a shout to the 21-year-old: 'Martin go get your gun, that Donegal ...
Like many other teenagers that year in Derry, Belfast, Newry and other parts of the north, Martin McGuinness's life was suddenly upended by a political crisis created by partition 50 years earlier. The apartheid system of injustice and inequality that was the north's Orange State was being challenged by ...

With a series of events taking place next week to mark the first anniversary of Martin McGuinness' death, Fiachra McGuinness talks to the 'Derry Journal' ... "I know Martin McGuinness meant a lot of things to different people but to us, first and foremost, he was a loving daddy, a granda, a brother, a husband.
A new book on Martin McGuinness is to be launched in Derry next week to mark the first anniversary of the republican leader's death. The book 'Martin: The Man I Knew' by retired academic Jude Collins was compiled following a series of interviews with some of the people who knew McGuinness best.
Drag act Martin McGuinness has vowed to "make Jason proud" after the Ireland's Got Talent judge sent him through to the live shows BY MISTAKE. The 51-year-old farmer is guaranteed a semi-final slot because comedian Jason Byrne accidentally hit the coveted golden buzzer with his foot. The gaffe ...
Martin McGuinness leaves Stormont after delivering his official letter of resignation from the position of deputy First Minister in January 2017. ... Two photographs concerning late republican leader, Martin McGuinness, have been awarded top prizes at the recent Press Photographers Association of Ireland ...

Northern Ireland press photographer Justin Kernoghan has won a leading industry award for his picture of Martin McGuinness . He came first in the News category at the annual awards of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland in Croke Park on Friday night. In their citation, the judges said it was "a ...
Review of "Martin McGuinness, A Life Remembered": Martin McGuinness turned 18 in 1968, as luck would have it, or as fate decreed, he came of age at the first major eruption of the Troubles. In the north in 1968 the state forces were busy suppressing peaceful civil rights marches, their shocking baton ...
A new book on Martin McGuinness, by the columnist and retired academic Jude Collins [pictured], is to be launched in Derry next week to mark the first anniversary of the republican leader's death. Through a series of interviews with some of the people who knew him best, the Derry-born writer offers the ...
Review of "Martin Mcguinness, A Life Remembered": Martin Mcguinness turned 18 in 1968, as luck would have it, or as fate decreed, he came of age at the first major eruption of the Troubles. In the north in 1968 the state forces were busy suppressing peaceful civil rights marches, their shocking baton ...
This is from the preamble to the Fresh Start agreement signed off by Peter Robinson and Martin Mcguinness in November 2015. That agreement was a rebooting of 2014's Stormont House Agreement, which had ground to a standstill over a raft of other differences. 'The essence of this Agreement, the vision ...
The political edifice at Stormont came tumbling down in January last year when the late Martin Mcguinness resigned as Deputy First Minister. It precipitated more than a year of political deadlock and failed attempts to resolve differences over issues such as an Irish language act, same sex marriage, dealing ...
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Half an hour into the first session of the 2014 Stormont House talks, during a lengthy statement by Martin McGuinness, Mike Nesbitt, the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party at the time, suddenly got up from the table. This generated a collective intake of breath around the room as we all waited to see if it was ...
Presseye NI Ltd 09th January 2018 Sinn F in launching a billboard at Free Derry Corner today, to mark one year on from the resignation of the late Martin Mcguinness as deputy First Minister. Alicia McCallion, MLA. Mandatory Credit Lorcan Doherty/Presseye ...
Martin Mcguinness had been thought of in the IRA as a hardliner, one of those who swore after the calamitous 1975 ceasefire that there would be no future ceasefires without clear assurances in advance. Through the early stages of the peace process there was media speculation that Adams would have ...
"A tribute to the men and women who led the struggle against British occupation of Ireland," they're available for €20 - quite a bit cheaper than the limited-edition reproduction of a portrait of Martin Mcguinness, which is going for €600. McGuinness's funeral last year was attended by President Higgins and ...

Adams was "at most No 3 on the army Council" at the time "but his influence on it is declining", Fr Peter Forde said, adding Martin Mcguinness was "No 2". Although McGuinness appeared "to be merely a sidekick of Adams", he was "in many ways more powerful". The priest said he didn't know who was "No ...
Ten Northern Ireland people who died in 2017 - from Martin Mcguinness to chef Darren Simpson. Ryan McBride. 3 3 Ryan ... Weeks after his resignation as Deputy First Minister due to ill health, Martin Mcguinness passed away in Altnagelvin hospital from a rare heart condition. Viewed as a peacemaker ...
When Martin McGuinness said he was resigning as Deputy First Minister on January 10th this year, thus bringing down Stormont, it wasn't the announcement that shocked journalists but the deathly frail condition of the man making the announcement. Before that it wasn't generally known how ill he was but ...
A new pictorial book on Martin McGuinness triggers memories of many long conversations for PAT McART, who knew the republican leader for decades. 'Martin McGuinness - A Life Remembered'* pretty much does what it says on the tin. It recalls, mostly in photographs, the life of one of the major and, ...
In a book dominated by photographs and only 20,000-plus words of text to accompany the images there are admittedly several crucial pictures missing from this photo-biography of Martin Mcguinness. These are the ones that the public were never meant to see - if indeed any of them ever existed.
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has revealed that Martin Mcguinness helped him with his research into IRA operations for a new novel about a Provo gang attacking London. Tony Blair's former right-hand man turned to the ex-IRA commander for advice as he prepared his book Saturday ...
On social media there has been widespread support for the Dublin Central TD to take the position. In a video posted to twitter Fiachra McGuinness, son of former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness, offered his support to Mrs McDonald. "I am proud and honoured to endorse Mary Lou McDonald," he ...
Foyle MP Elisha McCallion told supporters the party would remain faithful to Martin McGuinness' pledge - issued upon his resignation a year ago today - that there would be 'no return to the status quo' at Stormont. She made the comments at a rally at Free Derry corner, where the party have erected a ...
Martin: State papers reveal the true story of Sinn Fein's sordid history. THE DIRTY war: Gerry Adams and Martin Mcguinness at an IRA funeral in 1987 2 THE DIRTY WAR: Gerry Adams and Martin Mcguinness at an IRA funeral in 1987. Philip Ryan and Maeve Sheehan. December 31 2017 6:00 PM. 0 Comments ...
Father Forde said Martin McGuinness was "No 2" on the council. Although McGuinness appeared "to be merely a sidekick of Adams", he was said to be "in many ways more powerful". He said it was notable that Mr Adams, who has always denied being in the IRA, had the "discretion to come to Belfast" to ...
Martin Mcguinness threatened to hold a dead IRA man's body for a week amid tensions over paramilitary shows of strength at funerals, state papers have revealed. He personally delivered the message to Bishop Cahal Daly's secretary as a stand-off ensued over the burial of Larry Marley in Belfast in April ...
Martin McGuinness personally set up the rendezvous that led to the brutal murder of a suspected IRA informer, the Irish government was told. Previously secret files in the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin reveal the then-Bishop of Derry, Edward Daly, made the damning claim seven months after the ...
A government spokesperson said: "The National Archives regularly sends lists to government departments of files that they have out on loan. "If we are notified that a file is missing, we do ask what actions have been done and what action is being taken to find the file." Martin McGuinness in Derry's Bogside ...
A new pictorial book on Martin McGuinness triggers memories of many long conversations for PAT McART, who knew the republican leader for decades. 'Martin McGuinness - A Life Remembered'* pretty much does what it says on the tin. It recalls, mostly in photographs, the life of one of the major and, ...
The controversial life of the late Martin Mcguinness could stand as an emblem of the extraordinary changes in the recent history of the island of Ireland. The path the politician from Derry took, from giving a funeral oration in praise of a republican who had once shot at Arlene Foster's father, who was a Royal ...
The stamp features an image of a young Martin McGuinness and commemorates the former deputy First Minister's legacy and his commitment to his home town. ... McCartney said : "This year it was decided by the party membership that the commemorative stamp should be in honour of Martin McGuinness.
QUEENSBURY -- State forensic scientists have recovered DNA from an "unknown male" on the clothes and belongings of murder victim ...
"It stood in stark contrast to the late Martin McGuinness, when he wished Prince William and the Kate Middleton 'a long and happy marriage, ...
Gerry - along with Martin McGuinness, Martin Ferris, Pat Doherty and others - emerged as a cadre of leaders which laid the foundations for ...
The photographs have been curated by journalist Henry McDonald, who says the book Martin McGuinness - A Life Remembered illustrates ...
Sinn Fein is to pay a special tribute to the late Martin McGuinness at this weekend's Ard Fheis in Dublin. It's understood the appreciation will ...
It is understood that before Gerry's speech, there will be a tribute to Martin Mcguinness. The plans will doubtless spark fresh speculation as to ...
Back then the late Martin Mcguinness, Sinn Fein's leader in the Assembly, resigned from his post as deputy first minister in protest at the "crude ...
The Ard Fheis will also include a tribute to the late Martin Mcguinness who died earlier this year. There are also lengthy motions on Brexit, ...
We didn't get to the 2007 settlement that saw Ian Paisley and Martin Mcguinness joined at the hip in office together without John Major, and ...
A request to Martin McGuinness seeking permission for former IRA men to give evidence at the inquest of a teenager shot dead by the army ...
A new book charting Martin McGuinness's journey from leading IRA figure to Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland is being released next ...
... fragile compact of the amazing sequence of " Events dear boy", RHI, the sudden illness and death of Martin Mcguinness and looming over all ...
... attending the funeral of former Sinn Fein deputy first minister Martin Mcguinness earlier this year, due to his former involvement in the IRA.
... first minister pending the outcome of an inquiry prompted the late Martin Mcguinness to resign as Sinn Fein deputy first minister in January, ...
Nothing could have re-written the past as much as Martin McGuinness being re-written as a statesman by unionist leaders going to his funeral," ...
Mr. Adams revealed his decision to dedicate 'Never Give Up' to Martin McGuinness and wife Bernie McGuinness in a video posted on social ...
Dufresne is being represented by Martin McGuinness and Rice by Greg Teresi. McGuinness said his client has consented to a pre-plea ...


 

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