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#Martin McGuinness

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

Dec 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,751 Views 6 Comments

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012
# Odd Couples
From The Daily Edge
# Odd Couples

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

Dec 25th 2012, 6:30 PM 13,319 Views 5 Comments

From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Video: Three due in court amid calls for calm following Belfast violence
# Belfast
# Belfast

Video: Three due in court amid calls for calm following Belfast violence

Dec 8th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,933 Views 9 Comments

Three young men will appear in court as the violence over the restricting of the flying of the Union flag at Belfast city hall continues.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 7 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton condemns recent violence in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton condemns recent violence in Northern Ireland

Dec 7th 2012, 9:51 PM 5,492 Views 18 Comments

Northern Ireland’s leaders paid tribute to Clinton and her husband for their help building peace in the province.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery
# Art
# Art

Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 4,624 Views 11 Comments

Conrad Atkinson reflects on his experience of visiting Northern Ireland during the Troubles, the peace process, and how his painting of the Sinn Féin leader will soon hang in London’s National Portrait Gallery.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 9 November, 2012

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
# Remembrance Day
# Remembrance Day

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

Nov 9th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,859 Views 42 Comments

Kenny will participate in a service in Eniskillen while the Tánaiste is due to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?
# Áras 11
# Áras 11

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

Oct 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 18,222 Views 33 Comments

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 5,729 Views 0 Comments

“I think throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at the bar in a pub is quite unacceptable.”

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict
# Michaela
# Michaela

Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict

Jul 19th 2012, 8:54 AM 5,134 Views 63 Comments

The North’s deputy first minister is meeting with the Mauritian high commissioner in London today to discuss the case.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 13 July, 2012

Greeting from McCrea shows how far we've come - McGuinness
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Greeting from McCrea shows how far we've come - McGuinness

Jul 13th 2012, 5:28 PM 4,936 Views 30 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has told an American website the importance of a recent “hello” from the hardline unionist.

Slain soldier Paddy Kelly to be given posthumous honour
# Honour
# Honour

Slain soldier Paddy Kelly to be given posthumous honour

Jul 13th 2012, 10:57 AM 5,616 Views 9 Comments

Pte Kelly’s family will accept the Military Star, 29 years after his death in a shoot-out with the Provisional IRA.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 1 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Jul 1st 2012, 8:04 PM 7,751 Views 8 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology
# Apology
# Apology

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology

Jul 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,838 Views 56 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said that if anyone is going to apologise, then everyone should do it together – including the British government.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,463 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government stands up to itself over the Croke Park Agreement; household charge to be used for floods; and new e-voting machines on the way…

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 29 June, 2012

McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain
# Handshake
# Handshake

McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain

Jun 29th 2012, 8:02 AM 2,531 Views 44 Comments

…but the Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister says Britain must acknowledge “its role as a combatant” in the North.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter?

Jun 28th 2012, 11:20 AM 6,013 Views 62 Comments

The meeting has been widely hailed as historic. But what do you think?

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake
# Handshake
# Handshake

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake

Jun 28th 2012, 10:31 AM 7,203 Views 47 Comments

The handshake went as planned – but how did it go down with those watching? Here are the headlines…

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

'I'm still a Republican': The body language surrounding the historic handshake
# The Handshake
# The Handshake

'I'm still a Republican': The body language surrounding the historic handshake

Jun 27th 2012, 2:25 PM 16,388 Views 107 Comments

No bowing but plenty of smiles. We analyse the body language of this afternoon’s historic handshake in Belfast.

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II

Jun 27th 2012, 1:13 PM 20,379 Views 150 Comments

The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.

Queen to meet McGuinness in Belfast – but still no decision on handshake photo
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Queen to meet McGuinness in Belfast – but still no decision on handshake photo

Jun 27th 2012, 7:34 AM 2,765 Views 29 Comments

Martin McGuinness will meet the Queen at a charity event in Belfast – but there’s still no confirmation on whether a photographer will capture it.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

No decision on photo of Queen-McGuinness handshake
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

No decision on photo of Queen-McGuinness handshake

Jun 26th 2012, 10:04 AM 2,977 Views 30 Comments

A spokesperson for the UK government has said that arrangements for the historic meeting have still not been finalised.

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit

Jun 26th 2012, 8:58 AM 3,267 Views 26 Comments

The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Enniskillen today and Belfast tomorrow, when she will meet Martin McGuinness.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 22 June, 2012

McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams

Jun 22nd 2012, 5:03 PM 4,289 Views 96 Comments

The Sinn Féin president acknowledged the enormity of next week’s planned meeting between Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth next week.

In full: Gerry Adams statement on decision for McGuinness to meet Queen
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

In full: Gerry Adams statement on decision for McGuinness to meet Queen

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:13 PM 2,604 Views 25 Comments

The Sinn Féin’s president’s full statement announcing the decision that will see a historic first in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth

Jun 22nd 2012, 3:37 PM 3,530 Views 48 Comments

McGuinness is to meet Queen Elizabeth II and shake hands with the monarch in a historic first in the North’s peace process next week.

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made

Jun 22nd 2012, 12:57 PM 15 Views 23 Comments

Will Martin McGuinness meet the Queen? The real question is who the party wants to represent, writes David McCann.

Poll: Should Martin McGuinness shake hands with the Queen?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Martin McGuinness shake hands with the Queen?

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:15 AM 10,082 Views 159 Comments

Sinn Féin is expected to decide today whether McGuinness should make history by greeting the UK monarch. So what do you think?

SF leaders to discuss potential McGuinness meeting with Queen Elizabeth
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

SF leaders to discuss potential McGuinness meeting with Queen Elizabeth

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:01 AM 2,213 Views 41 Comments

The party’s Ard Comhairle will meet in Dublin this morning to discuss a potential meeting to coincide with the Jubilee.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 15 June, 2012

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting
# North And South
# North And South

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting

Jun 15th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,500 Views 7 Comments

The North South Ministerial Council meets in Dublin today to discuss issues of joint concern.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 11 June, 2012

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Jun 11th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,214 Views 34 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes

May 27th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,974 Views 7 Comments

“I honestly think it is damaging the national psyche.”

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 26 May, 2012

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans

May 26th 2012, 1:28 PM 3,108 Views 21 Comments

Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 25 May, 2012

McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists

May 25th 2012, 10:08 PM 3,871 Views 82 Comments

“Ireland as a nation can only truly prosper if we are at peace with ourselves as a people,” McGuinness said at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 16 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 16th 2012, 7:50 PM 3,580 Views 1 Comment

Your essential round-up of all today’s news, including George Clooney’s arrest, an optimistic Michael Noonan and all things St Patrick’s.

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

Mar 16th 2012, 1:55 PM 3,743 Views 102 Comments

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 11 March, 2012

McGuinness blames Gallagher's undoing on 'lack of credibility' - and not RTÉ
# Frontline
# Frontline

McGuinness blames Gallagher's undoing on 'lack of credibility' - and not RTÉ

Mar 11th 2012, 8:47 PM 6,730 Views 71 Comments

Commentators and candidates should respect the democratic decision of the electorate, said the Sinn Féin politician.