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#Martin McGuinness

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness

McGuinness was strongly critical of The Irish Times for running an article on his health today.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

An election now seems inevitable.

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

Sinn Féin plays down McGuinness health concerns in wake of resignation

Pearse Doherty says the party veteran is getting the best of care and is expected to make a full recovery.

McGuinness resignation: The latest chapter in a remarkable political career

Martin McGuinness’s career to date has seen some surprising twists.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 9 January, 2017

Opinion: 'Brexit and a weak economy mean that Northern Ireland has little time to be stuck in neutral'

It’s game over for the current Executive just six months after the Assembly election, writes Dr David McCann.

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 9 December, 2016

Martin McGuinness cancels China trip on medical advice

The Sinn Féin MLA was due to travel to Beijing this week – but pulled out of the trip at short notice.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Martin McGuinness points finger firmly at the DUP at Public Accounts Committee hearing on Project Eagle

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland has been giving his side of the story regarding the Project Eagle debacle.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 4 November, 2016

Sinn Féin clarifies it won't take Westminster seats, after McGuinness' unclear comments

When asked if Sinn Féin would vote against Brexit in Westminster, McGuinness said “Who knows where all of this is going to end up?”

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout

Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale

Finance Minister Michael Noonan agreed last night to appear before the committee.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 4 July, 2016

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland

The queen also told Martin McGuinness she had been kept very busy celebrating her two birthdays.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 23 April, 2016

McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'

Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 11 March, 2016

Sinn Féin calls for vote on united Ireland should Brexit go ahead

Deputy first minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness said he had made the proposal to Theresa Villiers.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Sinn Féin will try to go into government - but is on high alert for another election

Gerry Adams reiterated the his party will not go in with Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 8 January, 2016

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign

Gerry Adams and director of elections Matt Carthy have faced questions about the involvement of former political prisoners in the election campaign.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 25 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness's favourite Christmas present is a little box - but what's in it? Marty's Christmas Wish This post contains videos

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 - Monday 21 December, 2015

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the 'Slab' Murphy story

Gerry Adams has been heavily criticised for his defence of Murphy, but there has been, as yet, no dissent from within Sinn Féin.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day Dublin Calling This post contains videos

Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day

But only in a united Ireland.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 17 December, 2015

North's new First Minister survived an IRA bombing

Arlene Foster has been named as DUP leader, and will take over the top job in January.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody Party With Marty This post contains videos

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody

Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister thinks he’ll “get on okay” with Peter Robinson’s expected successor.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Mary Lou reckons Gerry and Martin are youthful and vigorous grandfather figures

She doesn’t think they’ll mind being described that way either.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 9 October, 2015

Martin McGuinness: 'I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA'

McGuinness said forty years on, he is still proud that he was a member of the IRA.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 5 October, 2015

Recognise these two 'Chuckle Brothers'?

Publicity shots of a new film about Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s unlikely friendship have emerged.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history

Sinn Féin’s Micheal Mac Donncha caused controversy when he made the remarks earlier this week.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal

The DUP leader faces new allegations about the controversial disposal of Nama’s Northern property portfolio.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

The party’s northern chairman Bobby Storey was arrested today in relation to the killing.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 7 September, 2015

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely

Gerry Adams has led Sinn Féin for over three decades. But who succeeds him?

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 28 August, 2015

Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new 'Chuckle Brothers' film

The Dublin actor expressed his support for the Derry politician during the 2011 presidential election.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 4 May, 2015

Paint bombs were thrown at Martin McGuinness's home last night

“The people behind these attacks have nothing to offer the community.”

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Martin McGuinness managed to congratulate the royals ... without mentioning them

All the mothers have lovely babies…

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine 'dragging' fishing trawler

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Paudie McGahon's alleged abuser was on Gerry Adams list

The list of abusers was given anonymously to the Sinn Féin leader.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Here are 10 things we learned at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Derry this weekend.