Sunday 26 March 2017
A personal and political journey
Category: Editorial Posted on 22 Mar 2017 by Lorraine O'Hanlon
An IRA commander turned statesman, Martin McGuinness embarked on an extraordinary personal and political journey during his 66 short years of life. At the tender age of 21, McGuinness was second-in-command of the IRA in Derry on Bloody Sunday, when British Paratroopers killed 14 people. It would be impossible to explain to that young man that, in the years to come, he would work so hard to forge peace in Northern Ireland, secure the decommissioning of...read more...
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