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3 April 2017 Edition

Build a new Ireland in tribute to Martin McGuinness

3 April 2017

THE PAST FEW WEEKS have been dramatic and traumatic for the republican family. Politics across Ireland has changed. And we have lost an inspirational leader in Martin McGuinness. Free article

Right2Water ‘One Last Push’ rally – Dublin, 8 April

3 April 2017

THE Right2Water movement has announced a “One Last Push” rally for Dublin City Centre on Saturday 8 April. Free article

Stormont – An agreement made must be an agreement implemented

3 April 2017

WE ALL EXPECT that when a deal is made, the parties involved will abide by its terms, it will be honoured. Anyone who reneges on a deal is considered untrustworthy and it undermines any relationship that had been built up. Free article

‘No substantive progress’ ends Stormont talks

3 April 2017

24 HOURS before the deadline was to expire in all-party talks to re-establish the Stormont Executive and the institutions, Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams made it crystal clear who was up for achieving a resolution and who was not. Free article

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

Final journey in the town he loved so well

3 April 2017

TENS OF THOUSANDS of people thronged the streets of Derry for the final journey of Martin McGuinness in one of the largest funerals ever seen in the city. 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

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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

‘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

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