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#Martin McGuinness

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 19 October, 2019

1972 IRA documentary was ‘banned’ from being shown

The Secret Army documentary includes scenes which show Martin McGuinness with a car which was later used to bomb Derry and handling a gun.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 6 September, 2019

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks

The revelations are made in a documentary about the Troubles to air next week.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 11 March, 2019

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Eileen Paisley: 'I think there was a quietness and shyness about Martin. He was good company'

Jude Collins’ Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew was released to commemorate the first anniversary of the passing of one of Ireland’s most iconic politicians. This is an extract of Eileen Paisley’s account of his friendship with her husband, Ian Paisley.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 19 March, 2018

'Chieftain's Walk' to raise awareness of rare disease Martin McGuinness died from

It’s just under a year since the former Deputy First Minister died.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 20 July, 2017

McDonald: 'Burning of McGuinness effigy on loyalist bonfire was a hate crime'

The Sinn Féin deputy leader said the burning of political posters must end.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness

Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting

Stack called on Mary Lou McDonald to say if she recognises Oglaigh na hÉireann as being the legitimate army of the state.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 17 April, 2017

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'Words cannot express our appreciation': Family of Martin McGuinness touched by support

His wife Bernie McGuinness said that “our hearts are broken” following his death earlier this week.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 24 March, 2017

Love and respect as Martin McGuinness made his final journey through the town that loved him so well

Derry was brought to a standstill by the funeral of one its most important sons.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness

The funeral of the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister took place in his native Derry this afternoon.

'He expanded the definition of us': Clinton's tribute to McGuinness, as thousands pay respects

The former US President drew laughter from the crowd as he paid tribute to McGuinness.

Funeral of Martin McGuinness expected to bring Derry to a standstill

The city is also mourning the loss of Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Tom Clonan: Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness

The untimely death of the Sinn Féin politician has brought Ireland’s faltering peace process into sharp focus, writes Tom Clonan.

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness

The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.

Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness

The death of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland was announced yesterday.

Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica

McGuinness was called to assist Derry City officials hours before a huge European Cup clash.

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'

“I have never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history,” he said in a 2015 interview.

Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'

Irish politics lost a major political figure today, writes David McCann.

Coffin of Martin McGuinness carried to his home in Derry

Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill helped carry the coffin this afternoon.

'He didn't go to war, war came to him': Gerry Adams pays tribute to ally and friend Martin McGuinness

The two had known each other for over 45 years.

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness

Tributes have poured in across the political divide on the death of McGuinness.

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 6 March, 2017

Martin McGuinness hospitalised in Derry - reports

The former Northern Deputy First Minister retired from politics in January, triggering last weekend’s Assembly elections.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Michelle O'Neill: 'Martin and Gerry asked if I was up for the role. I said I was'

Should Sinn Fein win sufficient seats in the Northern assembly, O’Neill will become Deputy First Minister.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 23 January, 2017

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Sinn Féin's replacement for Martin McGuinness set to be named. Here are the contenders

McGuinness says he’s looking towards a new generation.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 22 January, 2017

UK government rejects Adams' claims that Brexit will destroy Good Friday Agreement

Adams said that Brexit was a “hostile act against the people of this island”.

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North

It’s been a big week for Sinn Féin. It’s deputy leader tells us what’s next for the party and admits links to past put off voters.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 20 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness receives heartfelt tributes from Bertie Ahern and... Ian Paisley Jr

The former First Minister’s son said that by his cooperative actions with the DUP McGuinness had doubtless “saved lives” and “made countless lives better”.

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down

Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 19 January, 2017

In full: Martin McGuinness's statement on why he chose to leave politics now

“As a society we have made enormous progress. We must continue to move forward.”

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 16 January, 2017

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

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