Arlene Foster needs to muster some of Martin McGuinness’s grace

Posted By: March 23, 2017

Arlene Foster pictured at Stormont with Sinn Fein Northern leader, Michelle O’Neill.Fionnuala O Connor.I Irish News.Belfast. Thursday, March 23, 2017When Arlene Foster said yesterday of Martin McGuinness that while ‘many victims are feeling very hurt’ she knew Republicans were mourning ‘a leader, a friend, or a mentor,’ she sounded a note all the more welcome because it was […]

Gerry Adams at Martin McGuinness’s graveside: “Respect our unionist neighbors. Reach out to them”

Posted By: March 23, 2017

 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has delivered a graveside oration  for Martin McGuinness, following the former Deputy First  Minister’s funeral today. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, March 23, 2017Here is the full text of Mr. Adams’ speech:“This week, Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son.“Sinn Féin lost a leader, and I lost a dear friend and a comrade, […]

Northern Ireland’s place, in Britain and EU, has never been so uncertain

Posted By: March 23, 2017

Brexit will be triggered next Wednesday Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, March 23, 2017 THERE has been understandable Unionist panic since the election results earlier this month starkly highlighted the clearly changing demographic of Northern Ireland, making it a long-term unsustainable entity. That’s not to say we’re months or even years from a United Ireland, but we are looking at a changing island, impacted not […]

Finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness, Bill Clinton urges political leadersFinish the peace building of Martin McGuinness, Bill Clinton urges political leaders

Posted By: March 23, 2017

Finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness; Bill Clinton urges political leaders Former US President Bill Clinton touches the coffin during the funeral of Martin McGuinness. Picture by Niall Carson,Bill clintonMartin McGuinnessMartin McGuinness Funeral: Fr Canny’s homily and readings by familyVideo: Bill Clinton arrives in Dublin for Martin McGuinness’s funeralLive coverage: Martin McGuinness Funeral   […]

What happens now that Martin McGuinness is gone?

Posted By: March 23, 2017

The former IRA man made the Good Friday Agreement work. But now power-sharing is under threat, and the stage is set for a return to grievance politicsJonathan Powell. Irish Times. Wednesday, March 22, 2017Jonathan Powell was the British Government’s chief negotiator in Northern Ireland from 1997 to 2007Gerry Adams (from left) and Martin McGuinness with Tony Blair and Jonathan Powell […]

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