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#Martin McGuinness

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams confirmed this evening that McGuinness is to accept the invitation as part of the “new and positive relationship between Ireland and Britain”.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 28 February, 2014

"A deception by omission" - Robinson says the DUP was misled over 'on-the runs'

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 8 February, 2014

9 things we've learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Hundreds of Sinn Féin delegates gathered at the Wexford Opera House this weekend, but what did we learn? Here’s what found out…

Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’

The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as the weekend begins.

McGuinness willing to meet family of IRA victim who removed plaque from Ard Fheis venue

Speaking at the Wexford Opera House last night, the Sinn Féin MLA said he wasn’t aware the family of garda Seamus Quaid had requested a plaque be taken down from display at the venue.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

McGuinness: Unionists have been "dancing to the tune of extremists"

The leaders of the five main Northern Ireland parties held talks yesterday to discuss the fallout from Haass, and have agreed to a further meeting next week.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 10 January, 2014

"The people responsible for terrorism are terrorists," - Northern leaders on Paisley comments

The former DUP leader suggested the Irish government was in some way responsible for the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, but the leaders of the Belfast assembly today both rejected that idea.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 3 January, 2014

SF tells Unionists to make up their mind about Haass proposals

Negotiations on a number of contentious issues ended earlier this week but it’s still not clear whether it will be accepted by all five parties in the Northern Ireland Executive.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Your Martin McGuinness And His Dog Buttons Selfie Of The Day

Yes, Martin McGuinness has a dog called ‘Buttons’.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 8 November, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Peter Robinson to discuss sport and peace

The Tánaiste will be going to the SDLP conference tomorrow and the Remembrance Day Ceremony in Belfast on Sunday.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 18 October, 2013

NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building

The DUP leader was speaking at Queen’s University Belfast where he also condemned recent shootings by by the UVF and republican dissidents.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Constitutional Convention will recommend votes for Irish abroad

The convention will recommend to the Government that they should consider a referendum on extending voting rights in Presidential elections to Irish citizens living outside the state.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

FULL SPEECH: Martin McGuinness addresses victims of IRA bomb

“I was once in the IRA. I am now a peace builder. I don’t expect anyone to take me at my word. I expect them to take me by my deeds.”

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 30 August, 2013

'Full of humour, care and courtesy': President leads tributes to Seamus Heaney

The 74-year-old poet died earlier today and tributes are flowing in.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Martin McGuinness picks perhaps the most famous speech of all time.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 26 August, 2013

Column: If the rumours are true and Peter Robinson steps down, who will replace him?

There has been some speculation that Peter Robinson’s time as First Minister may be coming to an end. David McCann takes a look at the two ministers that are tipped to fill his boots.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland

The Deputy First Minister also criticised the DUP – his coalition partner – for abandoning plans to develop the Maze prison into a conflict resolution centre.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

McGuinness calls for justice for Bethany Home survivors

The men and women, who say they were neglected while in the care of the home, met with the North’s Deputy First Minister yesterday.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 22 July, 2013

Bethany Home survivors call for cross-border investigation into neglect

The survivors are looking for their cross-border experiences of neglect to be investigated under the Joint Ministerial Council of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 14 July, 2013

McGuinness: People were 'wound up by those who should know better'

The Deputy First Minister has urged sensible, measured, positive and constructive solutions in Belfast.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process Northern Ireland This post contains videos

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 14 June, 2013

Cameron announces economic stimulus package for Northern Ireland

The package includes an investment plan, enhanced capital borrowing powers and government top-ups.

# martin-mcguinness - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Video: Martin McGuinness mixes up his IFA and his IRA Slip-up This post contains videos

Video: Martin McGuinness mixes up his IFA and his IRA

He meant to refer to the Irish Football Association….

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 29 April, 2013

Gilmore to visit Northern Ireland to mark 15 years of 'Good Friday'

The Tánaiste will meet Britain’s Northern Secretary and the First and Deputy First Ministers to discuss continued peace.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

McGuinness: Sinn Féin is an anti-abortion party

Martin McGuinness said that the party is not pro-abortion, but that he does not agree with all anti-abortion protesters.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Naomi Campbell washes her hair with it, and 7 other uses for Guinness Feed Of Pints

Naomi Campbell washes her hair with it, and 7 other uses for Guinness

Guinness and cheddar dip anyone? Guinness farts?

# martin-mcguinness - Friday 8 March, 2013

Francie Molloy holds Martin McGuinness's seat for Sinn Féin

The Westminster seat had become vacant on the resignation of Martin McGuinness.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Polls open in Mid-Ulster to fill seat vacated by Martin McGuinness

A by-election is being held to fill the Westminster seat vacated by the Sinn Féin MLA last December.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: 'I’ll certainly lead Sinn Féin into the next election'

The Sinn Féin president told this week that he did not believe questions about IRA membership – and his repeated denials – were damaging his party’s electoral prospects.

# martin-mcguinness - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated

You may not agree with Sinn Féin, but criticising Gerry Adams for apologising is pure political point-scoring.

# martin-mcguinness - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Gilmore pledges to ‘repair damage done’ as a result of flag protests

The Tánaiste was in Belfast today to meet with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, along with the First Minister and Deputy First Minister.

# martin-mcguinness - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# martin-mcguinness - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Martin McGuinness appointed Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead

An ancient British law requires resigning MPs to apply for a paid office of the British Crown in order to officially resign as James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, to give him his full name, said he would be doing earlier this week.

# martin-mcguinness - Monday 31 December, 2012

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

McGuinness said his move follows his party’s plans to phase out double-jobbing.

The 9 at 9: New Year's Eve

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…