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

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

MARTIN MCGUINNESS HAS revealed his favourite Christmas present which he gets every year from a close friend.

In an interview with, the North’s Deputy First Minister revealed his close bond with Jamesie Quinn who he regularly goes fishing with.

Every Christmas Eve, McGuinness visits Quinn and his wife and they exchange gifts. McGuinness always gets a little box wrapped in Christmas paper from Quinn which he then opens on Christmas morning.

But what’s in the box? McGuinness revealed all:

Source: Michelle Hennessy/

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