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3 April 2017 Edition

Back to business at Stormont, not back to the way it was

3 April 2017

AFTER the historic Assembly election in the North, Sinn Féin’s team of newly-elected and returning MLAs were back at Stormont but it was far from business as usual. Free article

‘An inspiring example of peace and reconciliation’

3 April 2017

HOW MANY WAYS can you describe the life of Martin McGuinness? “Gunman to statesman” from the Irish Independent. “Man of the gun became a man of peace” headlined the Irish Times obituary. Free article

International tributes pour in for political giant

3 April 2017

‘The anchor of the institutions consolidating the Peace Process’ – Scotland former First Minister Alex Salmond MP. ‘A symbol of the just cause of the Irish people’ – Palestine Liberation Organisation Free article

‘We are forever thankful to Martin McGuinness’

3 April 2017

“WORDS cannot express my sense of pride, sense of privilege and honour to say a few words as we lay our friend Martin to rest. Free article

From the barricades of Free Derry to building peace out of conflict

3 April 2017

THOSE OF US who knew Martin are proud of his achievements. Of his humanity and compassion. Free article

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‘A worker for reconciliation, a champion of peace’

3 April 2017

ABOVE anything else, Martin McGuinness was a proud Derryman. There is no doubt that his childhood and young life in the Bogside formed him, shaped him and defined his character. Free article

Martin McGuinness – The beating heart of Irish republicanism

3 April 2017

IT IS HARD to put into words the deep sense of loss that Irish republicans are feeling. The untimely passing of Martin McGuinness has left a hole in our political world. Free article

Nailing a lie about Martin McGuinness

3 April 2017

ON BBC Radio Ulster’s Talkback (22 March) a story about Martin McGuinness was repeated, a story aimed at illustrating that Martin McGuinness was callous towards victims and not sincere in his attempts at reconciliation. Stories like this can affect people’s attitudes, responses and even the decisions they make. Free article

Beannacht leat a Mháirtín

3 April 2017

CHEAPFÁ nach mbeadh rud ar bith a chuirfeadh faitíos ar Mhartin McGuinness. Ach, fuair mé amach agus mé ag taisteal leis ar an ‘Bus Cogaidh’ le linn feachtas toghchán na h-Uachtaránachta go raibh eagla an domhain air go mbeadh air óráid nóiméad a dhéanamh tré mheán na Gaeilge le linn díospóireacht na gceannairí ar TG4. Free article

The ‘Dirty War’ in Ireland

3 April 2017

AS the McGurk’s Bar Massacre families continue their quest for justice from the Ulster Volunteer Force bomb attack of 4 December 1971 that left 15 civilians dead, Margaret Urwin from campaign group Justice for the Forgotten has uncovered more evidence confirming that senior British and unionist politicians as well as top British Army and RUC police officers endorsed a campaign of disinformation aimed at falsely blaming the IRA for the unionist attack on the Catholic-owned pub in north Belfast, writes PEADAR WHELAN. Free article

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