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#Martin McGuinness

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness
# Private Matter
# Private Matter

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness

Jan 12th 2017, 2:29 PM 79,313 Views 104 Comments

McGuinness was strongly critical of The Irish Times for running an article on his health today.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North
# Cash For Ash
# Cash For Ash

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

Jan 11th 2017, 8:56 PM 13,885 Views 63 Comments

An election now seems inevitable.

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

Jan 11th 2017, 6:35 AM 21,561 Views 67 Comments

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'
# Uncertain Times
# Uncertain Times

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Jan 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 28,342 Views 87 Comments

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

Sinn Féin plays down McGuinness health concerns in wake of resignation
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin plays down McGuinness health concerns in wake of resignation

Jan 10th 2017, 7:54 AM 42,028 Views 59 Comments

Pearse Doherty says the party veteran is getting the best of care and is expected to make a full recovery.

McGuinness resignation: The latest chapter in a remarkable political career
# Cash For Ash
# Cash For Ash

McGuinness resignation: The latest chapter in a remarkable political career

Jan 10th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,683 Views 60 Comments

Martin McGuinness’s career to date has seen some surprising twists.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 9 January, 2017

Opinion: 'Brexit and a weak economy mean that Northern Ireland has little time to be stuck in neutral'
# Mcguinness Resigns
# Mcguinness Resigns

Opinion: 'Brexit and a weak economy mean that Northern Ireland has little time to be stuck in neutral'

Jan 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 49 Views 49 Comments

It’s game over for the current Executive just six months after the Assembly election, writes Dr David McCann.

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?
# Martin McGuinness
# Martin McGuinness

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

Jan 9th 2017, 5:27 PM 61,360 Views 47 Comments

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

Not going easily: Arlene Foster criticises Martin McGuinness for resigning as Deputy First Minister
# Gone
# Gone

Not going easily: Arlene Foster criticises Martin McGuinness for resigning as Deputy First Minister

Jan 9th 2017, 2:58 PM 107,827 Views 272 Comments

An election is now imminent.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 9 December, 2016

Martin McGuinness cancels China trip on medical advice
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

Martin McGuinness cancels China trip on medical advice

Dec 9th 2016, 8:05 AM 15,705 Views 19 Comments

The Sinn Féin MLA was due to travel to Beijing this week – but pulled out of the trip at short notice.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Martin McGuinness points finger firmly at the DUP at Public Accounts Committee hearing on Project Eagle
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

Martin McGuinness points finger firmly at the DUP at Public Accounts Committee hearing on Project Eagle

Nov 16th 2016, 2:18 PM 8,304 Views 33 Comments

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland has been giving his side of the story regarding the Project Eagle debacle.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 4 November, 2016

Sinn Féin clarifies it won't take Westminster seats, after McGuinness' unclear comments
# Abstentionism
# Abstentionism

Sinn Féin clarifies it won't take Westminster seats, after McGuinness' unclear comments

Nov 4th 2016, 6:40 PM 15,542 Views 57 Comments

When asked if Sinn Féin would vote against Brexit in Westminster, McGuinness said “Who knows where all of this is going to end up?”

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout
# All-island Dialogue
# All-island Dialogue

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:57 AM 12,667 Views 78 Comments

Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale
# NAMA
# NAMA

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale

Sep 21st 2016, 10:07 PM 6,741 Views 22 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan agreed last night to appear before the committee.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 4 July, 2016

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Jul 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 10,684 Views 65 Comments

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland
# Still Kicking
# Still Kicking

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland

Jun 28th 2016, 8:01 AM 29,476 Views 36 Comments

The queen also told Martin McGuinness she had been kept very busy celebrating her two birthdays.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 23 April, 2016

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 10,524 Views 23 Comments

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 11 March, 2016

Sinn Féin calls for vote on united Ireland should Brexit go ahead
# An Innie Or An Outie
# An Innie Or An Outie

Sinn Féin calls for vote on united Ireland should Brexit go ahead

Mar 11th 2016, 9:43 PM 28,082 Views 180 Comments

Deputy first minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness said he had made the proposal to Theresa Villiers.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election
# Gerry Says
# Gerry Says

Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election

Feb 28th 2016, 4:40 PM 41,404 Views 248 Comments

Gerry Adams reiterated the his party will not go in with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 8 January, 2016

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign

Jan 8th 2016, 1:27 PM 18,007 Views 258 Comments

Gerry Adams and director of elections Matt Carthy have faced questions about the involvement of former political prisoners in the election campaign.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 25 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness's favourite Christmas present is a little box - but what's in it?
# Marty's Christmas Wish
# Marty's Christmas Wish

Martin McGuinness's favourite Christmas present is a little box - but what's in it?

Dec 25th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,717 Views 67 Comments

The Sinn Féin MLA has revealed his softer side in an interview with TheJournal.ie

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 21 December, 2015

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the 'Slab' Murphy story
# A Good Republican
# A Good Republican

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the 'Slab' Murphy story

Dec 21st 2015, 6:54 PM 20,565 Views 274 Comments

Gerry Adams has been heavily criticised for his defence of Murphy, but there has been, as yet, no dissent from within Sinn Féin.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day
# Dublin Calling
# Dublin Calling

Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day

Dec 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,571 Views 129 Comments

But only in a united Ireland.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 17 December, 2015

North's new First Minister survived an IRA bombing
# Arlene Foster
# Arlene Foster

North's new First Minister survived an IRA bombing

Dec 17th 2015, 10:30 PM 16,646 Views 128 Comments

Arlene Foster has been named as DUP leader, and will take over the top job in January.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
# The Past
# The Past

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Dec 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,193 Views 121 Comments

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody
# Party With Marty
# Party With Marty

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody

Dec 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,726 Views 165 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister thinks he’ll “get on okay” with Peter Robinson’s expected successor.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Mary Lou reckons Gerry and Martin are youthful and vigorous grandfather figures
# Not Going Anywhere
# Not Going Anywhere

Mary Lou reckons Gerry and Martin are youthful and vigorous grandfather figures

Nov 22nd 2015, 3:56 PM 15,269 Views 178 Comments

She doesn’t think they’ll mind being described that way either.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 9 October, 2015

Martin McGuinness: 'I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA'
# Interview
# Interview

Martin McGuinness: 'I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA'

Oct 9th 2015, 11:00 AM 20,337 Views 215 Comments

McGuinness said forty years on, he is still proud that he was a member of the IRA.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 5 October, 2015

Recognise these two 'Chuckle Brothers'?
# The Journey
# The Journey

Recognise these two 'Chuckle Brothers'?

Oct 5th 2015, 3:08 PM 20,687 Views 16 Comments

Publicity shots of a new film about Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s unlikely friendship have emerged.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history
# Controversial
# Controversial

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history

Sep 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 35,954 Views 118 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Micheal Mac Donncha caused controversy when he made the remarks earlier this week.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal
# Northern Portfolio
# Northern Portfolio

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:55 PM 24,944 Views 0 Comments

The DUP leader faces new allegations about the controversial disposal of Nama’s Northern property portfolio.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

Sep 9th 2015, 10:44 PM 33,197 Views 203 Comments

The party’s northern chairman Bobby Storey was arrested today in relation to the killing.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 7 September, 2015

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely
# After Gerry
# After Gerry

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely

Sep 7th 2015, 6:45 AM 42,378 Views 198 Comments

Gerry Adams has led Sinn Féin for over three decades. But who succeeds him?

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 28 August, 2015

Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new 'Chuckle Brothers' film
# Uncanny
# Uncanny

Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new 'Chuckle Brothers' film

Aug 28th 2015, 10:34 AM 10,805 Views 43 Comments

The Dublin actor expressed his support for the Derry politician during the 2011 presidential election.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Did the other parties try to stop Gerry Adams meeting Prince Charles?
# Chaz And Gerry
# Chaz And Gerry

Did the other parties try to stop Gerry Adams meeting Prince Charles?

May 19th 2015, 9:15 PM 17,883 Views 124 Comments

No, they all insist.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 4 May, 2015

Paint bombs were thrown at Martin McGuinness's home last night
# Derry
# Derry

Paint bombs were thrown at Martin McGuinness's home last night

May 4th 2015, 12:39 PM 16,550 Views 135 Comments

“The people behind these attacks have nothing to offer the community.”

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Martin McGuinness managed to congratulate the royals ... without mentioning them
# An Irish Solution...
# An Irish Solution...

Martin McGuinness managed to congratulate the royals ... without mentioning them

May 2nd 2015, 2:29 PM 31,585 Views 128 Comments

All the mothers have lovely babies…

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler
# The Deep
# The Deep

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler

Apr 17th 2015, 9:41 AM 18,240 Views 65 Comments

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Paudie McGahon's alleged abuser was on Gerry Adams list
# Paudie McGahon
# Paudie McGahon

Paudie McGahon's alleged abuser was on Gerry Adams list

Mar 15th 2015, 8:34 PM 27,823 Views 0 Comments

The list of abusers was given anonymously to the Sinn Féin leader.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Here are 10 things we learned at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Gerry And Friends
# Gerry And Friends

Here are 10 things we learned at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Mar 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,083 Views 231 Comments

As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Derry this weekend.