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#Martin McGuinness

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1972 IRA documentary was ‘banned’ from being shown
# Spotlight On The Trouble
# Spotlight On The Trouble

1972 IRA documentary was ‘banned’ from being shown

Oct 19th 2019, 12:38 PM 49,424 Views 43 Comments

The Secret Army documentary includes scenes which show Martin McGuinness with a car which was later used to bomb Derry and handling a gun.

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks

Sep 6th 2019, 7:40 AM 32,660 Views 64 Comments

The revelations are made in a documentary about the Troubles to air next week.

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'
# DUP
# DUP

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

Mar 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 35,195 Views 129 Comments

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

Eileen Paisley: 'I think there was a quietness and shyness about Martin. He was good company'
# Martin McGuinness
# Martin McGuinness

Eileen Paisley: 'I think there was a quietness and shyness about Martin. He was good company'

Apr 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 2,483 Views 53 Comments

Jude Collins’ Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew was released to commemorate the first anniversary of the passing of one of Ireland’s most iconic politicians. This is an extract of Eileen Paisley’s account of his friendship with her husband, Ian Paisley.

'Chieftain's Walk' to raise awareness of rare disease Martin McGuinness died from
# Amyloidosis
# Amyloidosis

'Chieftain's Walk' to raise awareness of rare disease Martin McGuinness died from

Mar 19th 2018, 8:30 AM 29,047 Views 24 Comments

It’s just under a year since the former Deputy First Minister died.

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Feb 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 25,928 Views 161 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'
# Condemned
# Condemned

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'

Jul 20th 2017, 7:38 AM 18,599 Views 139 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness
# MONTHS MIND
# MONTHS MIND

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness

Apr 25th 2017, 10:52 AM 17,296 Views 100 Comments

Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting

Apr 18th 2017, 5:41 PM 61,196 Views 73 Comments

Stack called on Mary Lou McDonald to say if she recognises Oglaigh na hÉireann as being the legitimate army of the state.

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry
# City In Mourning
# City In Mourning

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

Apr 17th 2017, 1:20 PM 31,370 Views 125 Comments

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

'Words cannot express our appreciation': Family of Martin McGuinness touched by support
# Heartbroken
# Heartbroken

'Words cannot express our appreciation': Family of Martin McGuinness touched by support

Mar 26th 2017, 1:11 PM 12,903 Views 70 Comments

His wife Bernie McGuinness said that “our hearts are broken” following his death earlier this week.

Love and respect as Martin McGuinness made his final journey through the town that loved him so well
# Bogside
# Bogside

Love and respect as Martin McGuinness made his final journey through the town that loved him so well

Mar 24th 2017, 12:10 AM 19,053 Views 54 Comments

Derry was brought to a standstill by the funeral of one its most important sons.

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness
# Graveside Oration
# Graveside Oration

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:38 PM 21,365 Views 117 Comments

The funeral of the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister took place in his native Derry this afternoon.

'He expanded the definition of us': Clinton's tribute to McGuinness, as thousands pay respects
# City In Mourning
# City In Mourning

'He expanded the definition of us': Clinton's tribute to McGuinness, as thousands pay respects

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:15 PM 71,567 Views 136 Comments

The former US President drew laughter from the crowd as he paid tribute to McGuinness.

Funeral of Martin McGuinness expected to bring Derry to a standstill
# City In Mourning
# City In Mourning

Funeral of Martin McGuinness expected to bring Derry to a standstill

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 19,008 Views 61 Comments

The city is also mourning the loss of Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy
# Jim Allister
# Jim Allister

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 28,921 Views 56 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Tom Clonan: Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness
# Truth Commission
# Truth Commission

Tom Clonan: Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:51 PM 393 Views 59 Comments

The untimely death of the Sinn Féin politician has brought Ireland’s faltering peace process into sharp focus, writes Tom Clonan.

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
# Reaction
# Reaction

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:52 AM 61,356 Views 198 Comments

The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.

Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness
# Candlelight Vigil
# Candlelight Vigil

Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:36 AM 13,104 Views 18 Comments

The death of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland was announced yesterday.

Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:10 AM 19,614 Views 4 Comments

McGuinness was called to assist Derry City officials hours before a huge European Cup clash.

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally
# A Remarkable Life
# A Remarkable Life

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 22,908 Views 75 Comments

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'

Mar 21st 2017, 8:31 PM 14,500 Views 49 Comments

“I have never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history,” he said in a 2015 TheJournal.ie interview.

Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'
# Martin McGuinness
# Martin McGuinness

Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'

Mar 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 201 Views 72 Comments

Irish politics lost a major political figure today, writes David McCann.

Coffin of Martin McGuinness carried to his home in Derry
# Large Crowds
# Large Crowds

Coffin of Martin McGuinness carried to his home in Derry

Mar 21st 2017, 5:23 PM 55,619 Views 171 Comments

Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill helped carry the coffin this afternoon.

'He didn't go to war, war came to him': Gerry Adams pays tribute to ally and friend Martin McGuinness
# Death
# Death

'He didn't go to war, war came to him': Gerry Adams pays tribute to ally and friend Martin McGuinness

Mar 21st 2017, 10:32 AM 56,019 Views 116 Comments

The two had known each other for over 45 years.

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness
# Paying Respects
# Paying Respects

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness

Mar 21st 2017, 7:47 AM 30,193 Views 89 Comments

Tributes have poured in across the political divide on the death of McGuinness.

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66
# RIP
# RIP

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

Mar 21st 2017, 6:20 AM 118,882 Views 193 Comments

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

Martin McGuinness hospitalised in Derry - reports
# Derry
# Derry

Martin McGuinness hospitalised in Derry - reports

Mar 6th 2017, 12:48 PM 39,521 Views 36 Comments

The former Northern Deputy First Minister retired from politics in January, triggering last weekend’s Assembly elections.

Michelle O'Neill: 'Martin and Gerry asked if I was up for the role. I said I was'
# Follow The Leader
# Follow The Leader

Michelle O'Neill: 'Martin and Gerry asked if I was up for the role. I said I was'

Jan 31st 2017, 12:27 PM 15,048 Views 93 Comments

Should Sinn Fein win sufficient seats in the Northern assembly, O’Neill will become Deputy First Minister.

Sinn Féin's replacement for Martin McGuinness set to be named. Here are the contenders
# Sinn Fein Tng
# Sinn Fein Tng

Sinn Féin's replacement for Martin McGuinness set to be named. Here are the contenders

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:51 AM 35,607 Views 72 Comments

McGuinness says he’s looking towards a new generation.

UK government rejects Adams' claims that Brexit will destroy Good Friday Agreement
# Hostile Act
# Hostile Act

UK government rejects Adams' claims that Brexit will destroy Good Friday Agreement

Jan 22nd 2017, 2:52 PM 11,789 Views 71 Comments

Adams said that Brexit was a “hostile act against the people of this island”.

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:10 AM 17,841 Views 50 Comments

It’s been a big week for Sinn Féin. It’s deputy leader tells us what’s next for the party and admits links to past put off voters.

Martin McGuinness receives heartfelt tributes from Bertie Ahern and... Ian Paisley Jr
# Thank You
# Thank You

Martin McGuinness receives heartfelt tributes from Bertie Ahern and... Ian Paisley Jr

Jan 20th 2017, 9:30 AM 48,854 Views 83 Comments

The former First Minister’s son said that by his cooperative actions with the DUP McGuinness had doubtless “saved lives” and “made countless lives better”.

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down
# Cash For Ash
# Cash For Ash

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down

Jan 20th 2017, 8:49 AM 14,139 Views 7 Comments

Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.

In full: Martin McGuinness's statement on why he chose to leave politics now
# In His Own Words
# In His Own Words

In full: Martin McGuinness's statement on why he chose to leave politics now

Jan 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 15,463 Views 43 Comments

“As a society we have made enormous progress. We must continue to move forward.”

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election
# Breaking
# Breaking

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

Jan 19th 2017, 5:59 PM 60,125 Views 150 Comments

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Jan 16th 2017, 2:11 PM 8,956 Views 79 Comments

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
# Collapse
# Collapse

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Jan 16th 2017, 12:25 PM 13,687 Views 70 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'
# Leadership
# Leadership

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

Jan 15th 2017, 1:58 PM 20,528 Views 76 Comments

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster
# Dup Leader
# Dup Leader

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

Jan 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 16,774 Views 50 Comments

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

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